Homeschooling and nystagmus


A Guest Post by author and nystagmus Mum, Nadine Neckles So the world has turned on its head and what we once considered normal and safe has morphed into anxiety inducing, mask wearing, groundhog day feeling ‘normality’. COVID-19 has changed a lot of what we do and how we do it, including how and where … Continue reading Homeschooling and nystagmus

Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study


Guest post from Saima Begum, University College London I am a student at University College London, studying at the Institute of Education and I am emailing to ask for your help with my Masters research project into Vision Impairment. This project aims to examine technology use in young people with vision impairment, and whether this … Continue reading Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study

The impact of COVID-19 on visually impaired children


A guest post from Rosaleen Dempsey, RNIB Hi there I am from the children’s services in RNIB. Wonder if you would mind sharing a survey for families about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the education and development of children with VI. Survey has been designed by partners in the sight loss sector and … Continue reading The impact of COVID-19 on visually impaired children

A round up of online learning


The Nystagmus Network has put together a handy list of tried and tested online learning resources for parents and carers. It’s a list that’s growing day by day. If you’d like to recommend a resource, please contact us and we’ll be happy to add it to our list. A brilliant ‘how to’ guide for parents … Continue reading A round up of online learning

Parent Power comes to Leeds


Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund The Nystagmus Network invites parents and carers to attend our final Parent Power education workshop. Venue:      DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds City Centre Date:          Saturday 14 March Time:         9.30am to 3pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Leeds

Parent Power comes to Bristol


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 Bristol City Centre Date:          Saturday 29 February Time:         9.30m to 3pm The aim of the project is to empower parents and carers with legally based information on … Continue reading Parent Power comes to Bristol

Our #GivingTuesday Appeal


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

Parent Power comes to Cambridge


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

Parent Power comes to London


Parent Power, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund SORRY – BOOKING IS NOW CLOSED 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 … Continue reading Parent Power comes to London