I was born with CN and for the most part consider myself to be lucky compared to many in our group. Service to others has been a significant part of my life. Recently, as Chief of Staff of my state’s second largest agency I was responsible for leading the development of a comprehensive employee wellness … Continue reading How amazing is Edwin?
Wyatt has always had this positive outlook. He is determined, smart, and gives EVERYTHING his all! When he was 4 months old he was diagnosed with Nystagmus. We as parents were told that he would never ride a bike, play sports, or even read a book. Everything he would do would be a challenge for … Continue reading How amazing is Wyatt?
I am Grayson and I am 5 on 18 June. I have Ocular Albinism and Nystagmus. When I started school in September, I was very scared and very nervous and was very sad because I was lonely and didn’t have any friends. I have now met lots of new friends and even learnt to write my … Continue reading How amazing is Grayson?
My name is Poppy. I’m 11 years old. I was diagnosed with nystagmus when I was 2 months old. I never allow my nystagmus to hold me back. I love dancing at the Lynsey Allen school of ballet and I also love horse riding. I’m so nervous to be starting high school in September (lots … Continue reading How amazing is Poppy?
Katrina did well at school, has worked hard throughout the pandemic and keeps herself fit with clubbercise. She says: I have had congenital nystagmus all my life and I have never let it hold me back. This is Katrina’s amazing nystagmus story My name is Katrina, I am 22 years old, I attended mainstream school … Continue reading How amazing is Katrina?
Tim has a whole clutch of awards for his work. He says: I ain’t done bad for a lad that can’t see too well. This is Tim’s amazing nystagmus story I was born with Congenital Nystagmus. I’d probably describe my sight as middle of the range, but still not good enough to drive. After leaving … Continue reading How amazing is Tim?
Earlier this year, Doug ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon for the Nystagmus Network. He raised £200. Doug says: 13.1 miles. 25,000 steps, a step for every time someone has told me I need to have my glasses checked. This is Doug’s amazing nystagmus story I was born with congenital horizontal nystagmus and astigmatism, thought … Continue reading How amazing is Doug?
This lovely scented candle is specially created for the Nystagmus Network by Oli at No. 14 The Wick to celebrate Nystagmus Awareness Day 2021. The scent is Bergamot and Sage using a blend of essential and fragrance oils. The oils have been chosen for the following aromatherapy attributes. BERGAMOT – Uplifting and refreshing. Reduces stress and anxiety SAGE … Continue reading Special edition scented candle raises funds for the Nystagmus Network
Children’s author, Tim Pearce who modestly describes himself as ‘the favourite children’s author you’ve never heard of’ joined the Nystagmus Network earlier this week to lead a fun and inspiring story writing workshop for children. Tim began by sharing his journey to publishing his first book ‘Secret Agent Striker’ and then gave us a sneaky … Continue reading Thank you, Tim
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