This festive season the Nystagmus Network is celebrating the children and adults with nystagmus who fill the lives of their families and friends with twinkling light, love and laughter. We’re asking you to tell us about your nystagmus stars – the adults and children who fill your life with light and make you proud of … Continue reading Our Christmas stars
Follow Mike’s wiggly progress on his Facebook page, here and donate to his Nystagmus Network fundraising page, here. A sight-impaired young Englishman, Mike Larcombe, is preparing to trek across New Zealand to raise money for a complex eye condition that blurs his vision. Mike has nystagmus, which he refers to as “wiggly eyes” and so … Continue reading Trekking through Middle Earth for nystagmus research
Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund The Nystagmus Network invites parents and carers to attend our next Parent Power education workshop. Venue: TBC, Bristol Date: Saturday 29 February Time: 10am to 2pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on how to advocate for … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Bristol
Nystagmus Network supporters are offered 10 free tickets to a new play with VI friendly performances Verity Kirk and Ingrid Schiller – 2 RADA graduates who set up their own theatre company, Killer Shirk! last year – are offering Nystagmus Network supporters 10 free tickets to their latest play ‘Nor Woman Neither’ to make sure … Continue reading Free theatre tickets
Please help the Nystagmus Network support more children to access learning at school, by pledging £5 on #GivingTuesday. The Nystagmus Network provides an education advocacy service for parents and carers of children and young people at nursery, school or college to ensure they have equal access to learning. We’d like to train another volunteer education … Continue reading Our #GivingTuesday Appeal
Ultra Challenges for 2020WALK, JOG, or RUN25km, 50km, or 100kmYour challenge – your pace Take part in the Ultra Challenge of your choice for the Nystagmus Network. Simply check the charity when you register and choose your fundraising option. We’ll be happy to part fund your place. Walk, Jog or Run at YOUR pace on the … Continue reading Are you ready for an Ultra Challenge?
GUEST POST Fight for Sight is launching an online survey to gather broader insights into the personal impact of sight loss and eye conditions. The charity invites those affected by sight loss – either personally or indirectly via someone they care for – to participate in the survey and strengthen the case for urgently needed … Continue reading Fight for Sight launches survey to gather insights on personal impact of sight loss
We could receive a grant of £25,000 but we need your help! SEIB Insurance Brokers will grant a total of £50,000 to charity in 2020 as part of their annual SEIB Giving campaign. The winning charity will receive a grant of £25,000 and another £25,000 will be split between good causes. As part of this they … Continue reading Your nomination could help us win £25,000!
Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund SORRY – BOOKINGS NOW CLOSED. The Nystagmus Network invites parents and carers to attend our next Parent Power education workshop. Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Cambridge City Centre Date: Saturday 25 January Time: 9.30am to 3pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Cambridge
The Daily Telegraph has published a report signalling an end to audio-book snobbery as scientists find reading and listening activate the same parts of the brain. This could pave the way to greater use of audio materials in schools, a clear bonus for children and young people with impaired vision. Read the full article here.