Trustees are pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual Review of the Nystagmus Network is now published on the Charities Commission website. Chairman of the charity, Richard Wilson OBE, says: “In summary, 2018 has been an outstanding year of success for the Nystagmus Network, building more awareness, investing in more research, offering more support and … Continue reading We publish our annual review 2018
As ‘wobbly week’ draws to a close for another year we just wanted to thank everyone for making Nystagmus Awareness day 2019 such a success. Thank you to our fundraisers, event organisers and all the parkrunners. Thank you for your amazing nystagmus success stories, your videos, photos, your donations, presentations, displays and quizzes and thank … Continue reading Thank you – you are amazing
Thank you for sending us all your nystagmus success stories. We just love to read them and we know they bring hope and inspiration to so many people. Today we introduce Aneeba. Aneeba has a rare genetic condition called Lawrence Moon Bardet Biedl syndrome. She’s always worn glasses since she was 8 months old and … Continue reading How amazing is Aneeba?
Throughout June we’ve been celebrating your nystagmus success stories in our campaign ‘How amazing are you?’ Today, Ellen shares her story: “My name is Ellen and I’m 32 years old. I’m married and have a little boy who is 3. He’s my inspiration. He’s also my eyes whilst I am out and is very switched on … Continue reading How amazing is Ellen?
On Thursday 20 June, Nystagmus Awareness Day a group of Nystagmus Network trustees met with Marsha de Cordova MP in Parliament. Earlier that morning, Marsha had tweeted her own Nystagmus Awareness Day video message in which she asked us all to celebrate the amazing achievements of people with nystagmus and support and encourage our children … Continue reading Trustees discuss Parent Power with Marsha
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” On Nystagmus Awareness Day itself a family shares their son’s amazing nystagmus story … “Our eldest boy, Sonny-John has nystagmus, and from as long as we can remember he has been … Continue reading How amazing is Sonny-John?
On Nystagmus Awareness Day we are proud and delighted to announce that our newest supporter, Mike plans to walk the length of New Zealand to help find a cure for nystagmus. The route he’s following is the Te Araroa pathway, taking in both the north and south islands, on foot and sometimes in a kayak, … Continue reading Mike’s wiggly walk
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” Jane believes that having a sense of humour really helps. Here she tells her story: “My name is Jane and I have idiopathic, congenital nystagmus. My wobbly eyes have given me challenges, … Continue reading How amazing is Jane?
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” To his parents, Alfie truly is AMAZING. Here’s what they have to say about him … “As well as having nystagmus, Alfie also has FEVR, a progressive eye condition that affects … Continue reading How amazing is Alfie?
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” Claire is doing a fundraising tandem sky dive for the Nystagmus Network this summer, because she and her son both have nystagmus. This is going to make her son even more … Continue reading How amazing is Claire?