Parent Power comes to Cambridge


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:      DoubleTree by Hilton, Cambridge City Centre Date:          Saturday 25 January Time:         10am to 2pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Cambridge

Parent Power comes to London


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:      Can Mezzanine, Borough, London Date:          Saturday 23 November Time:         9.30am to 1pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on how to … Continue reading Parent Power comes to London

Going to uni with nystagmus


Today’s guest post comes from Ella, author of the blog, Life of Ella. Ella is a First Class Honours graduate and a civil servant. She also happens to have nystagmus. Some people with nystagmus might think that university is not for them, but Ella is here to share her experiences of support and success. I … Continue reading Going to uni with nystagmus

Parent Power and networking lunch in Southampton


Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund PLEASE NOTE – BOOKING NOW CLOSED The Nystagmus Network invites parents and carers to attend the first of our Parent Power education workshops. Venue:      Southampton Sight, 3 Bassett Avenue, Southampton, SO16 7DP Date:          Saturday 12 October Time:         10am to 2pm The aim of the project is to empower parents … Continue reading Parent Power and networking lunch in Southampton

The Market-ness of the Market Place – building concepts through everyday experiences


A guest post by Gwyn McCormack, Director of Positive Eye: delivering training, courses and a unique product range to support the educational needs of children and young people with vision impairment Gwyn will deliver a ‘Supporting literacy and learning at home using everyday experiences’ workshop at our Open Day on 28 September. Sighted children develop … Continue reading The Market-ness of the Market Place – building concepts through everyday experiences

Parent Power comes to Southampton


Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund PLEASE NOTE – BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED The Nystagmus Network is now inviting parents and carers to attend the first of our Parent Power education workshops. Location:      Southampton Date:            Saturday 12 October Time:            10am to 2pm Lunch will be provided. This is an adults … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Southampton

Trustees discuss Parent Power with Marsha


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

Join Frances at Open Day


The Nystagmus Network’s volunteer Education Advocate, Frances Lilley has been supporting families with education for many years on behalf of the charity. She became a trustee in May 2016. She has a teenage daughter with congenital idiopathic nystagmus. Trained by IPSEA, Frances gives parents and carers one to one legally-based advice and support on how … Continue reading Join Frances at Open Day

Calling university applicants


A guest post on behalf of Rachel, from the University of Birmingham: I am looking for students with vision impairment in the UK who are currently applying for higher education to evaluate some guidance material we have put together. Vouchers for those who take part! Please contact me at r.g.hewett@bham.ac.uk Find out more by clicking … Continue reading Calling university applicants