A study by the Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit and Research Unit for Nystagmus (RUN), School of Optometry and Vision Sciences are looking to recruit children to take part in a research study. What is involved? Your child’s vision will be tested by a qualified optometrist in the Special Assessment clinic. This will take approximately 30 … Continue reading Characteristics and Impact of Nystagmus In Children With and Without Down’s Syndrome Research Study
Hello, my name is Charlotte and I am mother to a ridiculously delicious six year old girl named Scarlett. In every way Scarlett is a picture of happiness and joy. She needs very little to keep that big smile spread firmly across her angelic face, literally affection and biscuits will do the trick! I am … Continue reading My bouncing eyes baby!
Would you like to participate in a study researching the support and information available for people with Nystagmus and their families? The team based at the University Hospital Southampton are running a short study – if you would like to get involved please get in touch by completing the form below.
One of the main goals at the Nystagmus Network is to encourage research with a view to finding treatments, a cure and to improve the everyday lives of those with nystagmus. In order to meet this goal, the charity has created a Research Strategy which will enable the Nystagmus Network to plan its involvement with the … Continue reading Nystagmus Network Research Strategy 2017-19
As a small charity, the Nystagmus Network relies heavily on regular income from membership subscriptions. Over the years our membership has steadily grown and at the same time the cost of subscriptions has remained fairly static. This means that we are supporting an ever growing nystagmus community on a fairly modest income. To find out … Continue reading Become a member of the Nystagmus Network
Thank you for choosing to apply to the Nystagmus Network for one of our London Marathon places. To do so, please complete the short form below.
As we all go into 2017, are you looking for a new opportunity to give your energy, time, skills and talent to support the Nystagmus Network? We need people to join our team of volunteer Trustee to guide and direct the Nystagmus Network. Trustees have particular legal responsibilities under charity law. The skills, talent and … Continue reading Want to become a trustee at the Nystagmus Network?
We wanted to begin 2017 by sharing a good news story by Meg Tatton which we hope will inspire other parents and show that there should be no barriers in the classroom. Meg’s ten year old daughter, Lily, has recently passed an entrance exam and won an academic scholarship thanks to the support she received from … Continue reading An inspiring story about passing exams!
Merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a very busy year at the Nystagmus Network with lots taking place! Our Chairman Richard has a short Christmas message he would like to share with you all – please click on the image below or the link here to watch it. Thank you for our support in 2016! Finally, … Continue reading Merry Christmas everyone!
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death of Trustee Steve McKay from Newton Abbot in Devon. Steve suffered a tragic road accident on Thursday 1 December which rendered him unconscious and he never recovered, passing away on Sunday 4 December. Steve has been a highly-valued Trustee with the Nystagmus … Continue reading Steve McKay announcement