Thank you, Emma


For Halloween 2020 Emma and her very determined family held a coffee, cake and crafts fundraiser for the Nystagmus Network. All COVID-19 restrictions were followed and the family raised £400. An amazing effort! Thank you so much! At Halloween 2020 Emma and her very determined family held a coffee, cake and crafts fundraiser (remember those?) … Continue reading Thank you, Emma

Thank you, Claire


Both Claire and her young son, Zac have nystagmus. In 2019 Claire decided she was going to do a sky dive for the Nystagmus Network. Postponements because of the weather and then again this year because of lockdown, meant Claire was waiting nervously nearly a whole year before she could make her leap. But she … Continue reading Thank you, Claire

Thank you, Ahrian


In 2020 Ahrian offered the Nystagmus Network her services as a volunteer. So far she has designed the logo for the @NystagmusYouth Instagram account and the new T-shirt for our 19-21 challenge. Ahrian has nystagmus herself and wanted to give back something to the nystagmus community. She says: “I was born with nystagmus and grew … Continue reading Thank you, Ahrian

Thank you to National Lottery players


Thanks to the generosity of National Lottery players, the Nystagmus Network is in receipt of a further grant to support the work of the charity. This welcome additional funding is enabling us to continue delivering support and information services to the nystagmus community, albeit virtually. Charity staff are busier than ever answering enquiries by phone, … Continue reading Thank you to National Lottery players

Please nominate the Nystagmus Network


Please nominate the Nystagmus Network to win a £1,000 Christmas bonus as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance’s annual 12 days of giving festive campaign. Ecclesiastical will be awarding £1,000 to 12 charities in 12 days this December. Please help us be one of them. Nominations are open now until 21 December. £1,000 would pay for nystagmus … Continue reading Please nominate the Nystagmus Network

Sam’s challenge of a lifetime


In June 2021 Sam will embark on the challenge of his lifetime as he cycles 500 miles in 8 days on the North Coast 500 Cycle Ride for the Nystagmus Network. But who is Sam? Find out all about Sam and his challenge at the Nystagmus Network virtual Open Day. Please register here to join … Continue reading Sam’s challenge of a lifetime

Want to run a virtual marathon for the Nystagmus Network? You can! Here’s how.


It’s still possible to run a marathon this year. You’ve been keeping fit during lockdown. Your training continued on your daily time outside. All the big runs are cancelled, but … you can still run – on a virtual track with Strava. Your run, how, where and when you want it – you can even … Continue reading Want to run a virtual marathon for the Nystagmus Network? You can! Here’s how.

Training eye care professionals


High street optical staff need to understand the complexities of nystagmus, how to test the sight and how to dispense any corrective glasses or contact lenses. Due to the cancellation of so many routine eye clinic appointments during the current pandemic and the signing off of non-urgent cases, such as patients diagnosed with nystagmus, local … Continue reading Training eye care professionals