Fight for Sight survey on eye conditions and sight loss

Fight for Sight needs your help as part of a ground-breaking survey into the experience of living with sight loss or an eye condition. By taking part in the survey you will be helping Fight for Sight to put sight loss on the map and help increase the amount of money going into eye research. … Continue reading Fight for Sight survey on eye conditions and sight loss

Are you going to LookFest 2020?

LookFest is an accessible family festival outdoors and under canvas for families where there are children and young people with impaired vision.After the huge success of LookFest 19, they’re doing it all over again in July 2020. Join them in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside for a fun-filled weekend with the #LookFamily See the highlights of last … Continue reading Are you going to LookFest 2020?

Reading an optician’s prescription

Although glasses cannot stop nystagmus they can correct refractive errors, such as long or short sight and astigmatism, to make the sight as clear as it can be. Do you understand what all the numbers and words actually mean on your prescription? Specsavers have made a handy video explaining everything. Watch here to find out … Continue reading Reading an optician’s prescription

Into employment with VI

Latest study shows improvements for young people with vision impairment entering employment but more needs to be done The latest results of a Longitudinal Transition Study published by the Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (VICTAR) at the University of Birmingham and Thomas Pocklington Trust show an increase to those entering employment but inconsistencies of … Continue reading Into employment with VI

Our New Year resolutions

… and our promises to you, the nystagmus community Thanks to your support and generosity throughout 2019, the Nystagmus Network can confidently resolve and promise that in 2020 we will ONE – provide even more support and information for everyone living with CN or AN, their friends and family and the people helping them to … Continue reading Our New Year resolutions

Thomas and Ben are #NystagmusStars

Today we have 2 #NystagmusStars for the price of 1! Their Mum says: “These are my two nystagmus stars, Thomas and Ben, who are confident, happy and loving boys.”  To nominate your #NystagmusStar or to make a donation to help the Nystagmus Network support lots more people to reach their potential, please click here. Thank … Continue reading Thomas and Ben are #NystagmusStars

Phoenix is a #NystagmusStar

Phoenix is 12. He has nystagmus and albinism. At a recent parents’ evening his teachers said he is exceeding most of his targets and they had nothing but praise for him. His Mum is very proud of him, too. To nominate your #NystagmusStar or to make a donation to help the Nystagmus Network support lots … Continue reading Phoenix is a #NystagmusStar

Ryan is a #NystagmusStar

Following a difficult birth, Ryan has nystagmus and is severely partially sighted. According to his Mum, he’s the funniest, most sensitive little man ever and whoever meets Ryan falls instantly in love with him, because he smiles from the start of the day to the end. She calls him “my number one star, my boy, … Continue reading Ryan is a #NystagmusStar