Are you going to LOOKfest?


July 26-29 2019 Kentchurch, Herefordshire Fun for all the family! From toddlers to teens, to the truly ancient, there is something for everyone! Parent / Carer ticket: £55.00 Child ticket (3-18 yrs): £35.00 Under 2s go FREE! Welcome to LOOKfest! the first ever VI-accessible summer festival for families with a visually impaired parent or child.  Designed … Continue reading Are you going to LOOKfest?

ANUK conference 2019


Conference 2019 Learn about aniridia and related conditions from each other, and professionals in medical and related fields. Find out how those affected by aniridia deal with it every day. Contribute your experiences, ideas or skills to help others. Expert presentations Dr Simon Hayhoe from Bath University Inclusive Technologies for VI people Dr Ngozi Oluonye from Great … Continue reading ANUK conference 2019

Merton info and family fun day


INFORMATION and FAMILY FUN DAY Venue: MertonVision, The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2DX Date: Saturday 29th June 2019 Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm Travel: Nearest Tube: Colliers Wood on the Northern Line Parking: There is a car park behind the Guardian Centre Hosted by Guide Dog’s Children and Young People’s Services … Continue reading Merton info and family fun day

Want to be part of a world record attempt?


On the 3 June 2019, Orthoptics (School of Health Science) at The University of Liverpool will be celebrating World Orthoptics Day by attempting to break the current world record for the “Largest Human Image of an Eye”. The current record is 2,394 participants, all standing in a formation that from above resembles a human eye. CLICK HERE to find out about how … Continue reading Want to be part of a world record attempt?

Nystagmus research conference 2019


The Nystagmus Network will once again be hosting a UK nystagmus research conference in 2019. Following the success of last year’s event, attended by research and clinical teams from the Universities of Cardiff, Sheffield, Plymouth and Southampton and from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Fight for Sight, the charity will be funding a further event with … Continue reading Nystagmus research conference 2019

Information Day for professionals at QAC


The next ‘Information Day for Professionals’ event at Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is on Tuesday 9th April, 10am – 3pm. QAC is a national college for people with disabilities located in Birmingham and these events provide the opportunity to meet our staff and students plus discover more about QAC including our 16-25 provision, College enterprises, employment … Continue reading Information Day for professionals at QAC

Just say yes to Cardiff!


The Nystagmus Network is delighted to reveal the destination and spectacular venue for this year’s Open Day on Saturday 28 September. We shall once again be coming to Wales. Space has been reserved at the iconic Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Join us in the Millennium Lounge for this year’s inspirational talks and presentations and meet up … Continue reading Just say yes to Cardiff!

Only Ben can make this world right


Vision impaired singer songwriter, Ben Haynes, will be headlining at the Nystagmus Network Open Day 2019 on Saturday 28 September. Meet Ben. Hear him talk about his early days as a young person with nystagmus, playing drums in the garage until his big break into music. Ben will also play a live acoustic set for … Continue reading Only Ben can make this world right

Introducing Daniel


Daniel Williams is our keynote speaker at Open Day 2019. Daniel is the founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy, a company which delivers sight loss awareness to employers. Daniel, who is gradually losing his own sight due to Retinitis Pigmentosa, says: “I am passionate about disability rights and making mainstream services accessible to all, enabling … Continue reading Introducing Daniel