The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) has recently released a new guide, Messy and Muddy, which explores outdoor play for children living with sight loss. The new guide offers advice for encouraging a child with vision impairment to get ‘messy and muddy’ and how to support natural development in a safe, accessible and … Continue reading A new RNIB guide to outdoor play
We are grateful to Neil at Social Welfare Training Ltd for keeping us updated with UK benefits rates. For people living with nystagmus or supporting a child or young person with nystagmus, please see our guide to nystagmus and benefits, here.
Sue represented the charity once again this year at the annual VIEW conference in Birmingham on 14 and 15 March. VIEW represents qualified teachers supporting visually children and young people in schools across the UK. Sue says: “The Nystagmus Network stand was very busy this year and I spoke to lots of newly qualified and … Continue reading Sue attends VIEW 2019
The Nystagmus Network’s Sue will be hosting an informal meet up for everyone affected by nystagmus on Wednesday 20 March at The Partially Sighted Society, Doncaster. Everyone welcome.
The Nystagmus Network’s Sue will be at a patient information day in south east London on Saturday 30 March alongside lots of VI service providers, other charities and support groups. Please come along and say hello.
To make sure you know all the facts about driving and nystagmus, please download your free copy of our fully updated information booklet today. DOWNLOAD HERE. Because of the hundreds of questions we are asked every year about nystagmus and driving, we shall be joined this year at Open Day by a medical expert from … Continue reading Nystagmus and Driving – update
A guest post on behalf of Rachel, from the University of Birmingham: I am looking for students with vision impairment in the UK who are currently applying for higher education to evaluate some guidance material we have put together. Vouchers for those who take part! Please contact me at email@example.com Find out more by clicking … Continue reading Calling university applicants
For families, individuals, children and young people, professionals and organisations SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019 11:00-15:00 London Vision South East, Can Mezzanine 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR Come along to find out about the new parent network and what’s available, or needed, in your area, and for general information and advice: Eye condition information … Continue reading Patient Information Day at SELVIS
The Nystagmus Network has a free to download lesson plan about nystagmus. Designed for use in schools and preschools on Nystagmus Awareness Day or any other day of the year, the aim is to raise awareness of nystagmus and its wider effects and to help a child with nystagmus feel more included in the classroom. … Continue reading A lesson in nystagmus
You can find a full draft guide to UK benefits from Social Welfare Training by clicking this link.Please also see our free to download guide to nystagmus and benefits, here.