Jeans for nystagmus Genes


Any school can take part in Jeans for Genes Day. Pupils and staff can wear their jeans to school for a day and make a donation to charity. How to get your school involved Check they haven’t held a Jeans for Genes Day in the last 3 years. Ask the headteacher or other member of … Continue reading Jeans for nystagmus Genes

Mike’s wiggly walk – video update


Mike has nystagmus and so does his young nephew, Archie. Later this year and well into 2020, Mike will be walking the length of New Zealand to help find a cure for nystagmus. The route he’s following is the Te Araroa pathway, taking in both the north and south islands, on foot and sometimes in … Continue reading Mike’s wiggly walk – video update

Thank you, Shirley


The Nystagmus Network would like to say a huge thank you to Shirley Pennington, her family, friends and local Shropshire community. Shirley recently organised an auction of promises to raise money for the Nystagmus Network. Shirley’s event raised a phenomenal £16,625! The auction was in part a celebration of Shirley’s son, James’s marriage to Rhiann … Continue reading Thank you, Shirley

How amazing is Sonny-John?


In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” On Nystagmus Awareness Day itself a family shares their son’s amazing nystagmus story … “Our eldest boy, Sonny-John has nystagmus, and from as long as we can remember he has been … Continue reading How amazing is Sonny-John?

Join our Lottery


Please join the Nystagmus Network Lottery for your chance to win £25,000 every week! We receive 100% of the profit which goes to support everyone affected by nystagmus, raises awareness of this complex condition and funds research!  Please join sign up here.