Calling university applicants


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 r.g.hewett@bham.ac.uk Find out more by clicking … Continue reading Calling university applicants

Patient Information Day at SELVIS


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

A lesson in nystagmus


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

Raising nystagmus awareness in 2019


The Nystagmus Network works tirelessly to raise awareness of nystagmus, not only on Nystagmus Awareness Day but throughout the year. Why raise awareness? We firmly believe that the more people who know about nystagmus and understand its effects, the better life will be for the adults and children affected by the condition. New for 2019 We’ve revised … Continue reading Raising nystagmus awareness in 2019

Considering the RNC?


If you’d like to find out what the Royal National College for the blind has to offer for visually impaired young people, why not go along to a forthcoming ‘have a go’ weekend? Free for young people aged 13 to 17 with a visual impairment Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February 2019 ·         Try sports such … Continue reading Considering the RNC?

Manchester nystagmus network


The next meeting of our new North West regional group will take place on Saturday 26 January in Manchester. Nystagmus Network trustee, Marie Turnbull will once again be your host and this time she will be joined by our volunteer Education Advocate, Frances Lilley. We look forward to welcoming back the families and adults who … Continue reading Manchester nystagmus network

Wobbly Eyes in German


The Nystagmus Network UK sends huge congratulations to Hanna and her fellow trustees for the successful launch, at the end of 2018, of the German Nystagmus Netzwerk. Our two organisations are working closely together to ensure that information and support is available for German speakers everywhere, affected by nystagmus. To this end, today we celebrate … Continue reading Wobbly Eyes in German

Nystagmus, the way we see it


If you’ve ever wondered how a person with nystagmus sees or how the condition affects their sight, listen to Richard, Harriet and Will explain in our video. You can show our video to anyone or use it, completely free of charge, for training purposes. All we ask is that you let us know. Nystagmus, the … Continue reading Nystagmus, the way we see it