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
We were so lucky to have the inspirational David Katz as our guest speaker at Open Day 2018. Not only did he deliver an amazing presentation, but he was around all day chatting with delegates and supporting Maayan with her Movement and Spirit workshop for the children. If you weren’t able to come to Open … Continue reading David’s amazing Open Day film
Nystagmus Network trustees and staff would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped make Open Day 2018 such an amazing day. Thank you to all our members and other delegates for supporting Open Day, especially those who travelled long distances and had to get up ridiculously early on a Saturday to … Continue reading Thank you! You were amazing!
This year’s Open Day has a huge emphasis on nystagmus research. Throughout the day delegates will be able to visit our Research Hub and speak with researchers and clinicians from Moorfields, London, the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University, the School of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics at the University of Sheffield and the … Continue reading A research focus for Open Day
Because there is such a close link between albinism and nystagmus, the Nystagmus Network works closely with Albinism Fellowship UK. Chair of AFUK, Roselle Potts, will be joining us this year at Open Day to speak with researchers, to find out more about our education advocacy service and chat with families affected by ocular or oculocutaneous … Continue reading Roselle is coming to Open Day
The Nystagmus Network is currently funding pioneering research at the University of Sheffield which could really help improve the quality of life of people who acquire nystagmus in adulthood. Acquired Nystagmus is usually accompanied by oscillopsia, which means that the subject sees a moving image rather than a stable one. This is a particularly disorientating and … Continue reading Try VR at Open Day
Tickets for the Nystagmus Network Open Day 2018 go on general sale at midday today. With a packed line up of speakers and presenters, including Marsha De Cordova MP, Shadow Minister for Disabilities and David Katz, internationally acclaimed ‘blind’ photographer, alongside presentations from the UK’s top nystagmus research teams and workshops on education support, benefits, … Continue reading Open Day tickets on sale now!
Members of the Nystagmus Network have just 24 hours left to book their free priority places for the 2018 Open Day in September. If you haven’t already done so, please use your link to book your place NOW! Remaining tickets will go on general sale tomorrow. Watch this space for details!
The day before Nystagmus Awareness Day 2018, Information and Development Manager, Sue, and trustee, Peter, travelled to London to meet a very inspirational man – internationally acclaimed ‘blind’ photographer, David Katz. Several exciting nystagmus-related projects were discussed – more of those to come. David will, of course, be the charity’s guest speaker at Open Day … Continue reading An inspiring meeting with David Katz
On the Tuesday of ‘wobbly week’ 2018, a group of trustees were invited to Parliament to meet with Marsha De Cordova MP, Shadow Minister for Disabilities. Marsha has nystagmus herself and understands the challenges of accessing the necessary adaptations to make her parliamentary career possible. Meeting at Portcullis House, trustees, all wearing their Nystagmus Network … Continue reading Charity trustees meet Marsha