How amazing is Mehak?

Growing up with nystagmus and albinism, I hated school and social interaction. I was always self-conscious and easily embarrassed that my weak eyesight, poor balance and hypersensitivity to sunlight made me rubbish at activities like sports and hiking. I was, however, always good at academics and especially loved reading. In my early years at school, … Continue reading How amazing is Mehak?

How amazing is Rylan?

Rylan’s Mum says: “My son Rylan was only diagnosed with nystagmus in Reception at school, although I had always noticed his eyes swinging from side to side. He is just turned six and is the first free reader in his class! We are so proud as we know scanning the words isn’t easy for him … Continue reading How amazing is Rylan?

Guest post from Marcus at Tate Britain

This is a message from Marcus at Tate in which I tell you about our forthcoming Audio Description events at Tate Britain, this month and next. Tate Britain, Monday 18th June 2018 at 10.30 am for refreshments and 11.00 am – 12.15 pm tour. Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One Join Marcus and … Continue reading Guest post from Marcus at Tate Britain

How amazing is Suzanne?

I wanted to share my story to show people with nystagmus that it doesn’t have to stop you from fulfilling your dreams. I was born with nystagmus and my parents were told I would need lots of help and wouldn’t manage mainstream school. Well I did manage it, and also managed college, university, and thereafter … Continue reading How amazing is Suzanne?

How amazing is Alfie?

My son Alfie who is almost 10 has never let anything stand in his way despite now being blind in one eye and having Nystagmus. Alfie persevered in learning how to ride his bike last year and got one for his 9th Birthday. He is going to be sitting the 11+ this September because he is determined … Continue reading How amazing is Alfie?