Thank you to Mike and Studley Wood GC


Nystagmus Network trustee and golfing enthusiast, Peter Greenwood, traveled to Studley Wood Golf Club in Oxfordshire earlier this week to receive, on behalf of the charity, a cheque for £4,300. The money had been raised during the year at various events by club members, their friends and families after club captain for the year, Mike … Continue reading Thank you to Mike and Studley Wood GC

Sue will be at ANUK conference


Nystagmus Network’s Executive Information and Development Manager, Sue, will be speaking at the Aniridia UK London meeting on Saturday, 14 April. ANUK warmly invite everyone affected by aniridia to join them for the day. There will be lots of opportunity to meet and share experiences with other people who have aniridia. There will also be … Continue reading Sue will be at ANUK conference

Meet Sue at VIEW


This Thursday, Sue from Nystagmus Network, will be attending the annual VIEW conference for teachers and specialists in educating visually impaired children and young people. The event takes place over two days in Birmingham. Delegates will find Sue in the exhibition area, eager to demonstrate the support and information the Nystagmus Network has to offer … Continue reading Meet Sue at VIEW

Sue attends Partially Sighted Society Conference 2018


Last Friday Sue attended the PSS very first Sight Loss conference in Doncaster on behalf of the Nystagmus Network. The day was attended by around 100 people with visual impairment, their family members and friends, carers and health professionals. It was an opportunity to hear from senior medical and research specialists as well as listen … Continue reading Sue attends Partially Sighted Society Conference 2018

Open Day 2018 – booking open soon


We are just finalising details of our annual Open Day 2018. We shall once again be in central Birmingham. The date is Saturday, 29 September. The venue is the same as last year, the MacDonald Burlington Hotel, across the road from Grand Central. We already have some very exciting speakers lined up. We will also … Continue reading Open Day 2018 – booking open soon

David Katz – our special guest speaker at Open Day 2018


We are delighted to announce that David Katz, the internationally acclaimed photographer, will be joining us as our special guest speaker at our annual Open Day on 29 September. David was with us all in spirit last year, of course, when we were honoured and privileged to have been granted permission to premier his amazing … Continue reading David Katz – our special guest speaker at Open Day 2018

Marsha de Cordova MP – our Open Day keynote speaker


We are delighted to announce that we shall be joined on Open Day this year by Shadow Minister for Disabilities, Marsha de Cordova. Marsha has nystagmus and is severely sight impaired. She recently explained to BBC Radio 4’s Intouch programme how she manages her vision problem as part of her busy professional life. The photograph … Continue reading Marsha de Cordova MP – our Open Day keynote speaker

Nystagmus Awareness Day 2018


The Nystagmus Network is delighted to post some exciting news. In 2018 we are declaring 20 June the new permanent date for Nystagmus Awareness Day. Since 2013, we have celebrated Wobbly Wednesday in November, but in 2018 it will be in the summer and 18 to 24 June will be a Wobbly Week. In future … Continue reading Nystagmus Awareness Day 2018

The Nystagmus Network supports Julian’s Big Blind Walk


Julian Jackson lost his sight in 2010 as the result of an inherited retinal condition. Since then he has become a visual impairment champion. He has worked with a leading eye research organisation and, through his own social enterprise, VisionBridge, campaigned to bring sight loss and the need for more research to public awareness. His … Continue reading The Nystagmus Network supports Julian’s Big Blind Walk