Open Day 2019 – the highlights

Over 200 people gathered together on Saturday 28 September at the spectacular Principality Stadium, Cardiff for the Nystagmus Network Open Day 2019. To the strains of Sospan Fach, by Cerys Matthews, Chairman of the Nystagmus Network, Richard Wilson OBE took to the stage to welcome everyone. Up next, Nystagmus Network Founder and Honorary President, Vivien … Continue reading Open Day 2019 – the highlights

Oliver sings

Whilst everyone else has been enjoying their tea, young Oliver Mitchell has been tuning up his vocal chords and is about to welcome us back into the Millennium Lounge with his rendition of “Danny Boy” in a respectful nod to our charity patron, Sir James Galway. Well done, Oliver!

A round up of low vision services across England and Wales

We’re hearing from our speakers this afternoon about all the services available across the UK for people living with impaired vision and those supporting someone who has a vision impairment. Representatives of all of these services are here today in our exhibition space, ready to help wherever they can. Meanwhile, the children are enjoying a … Continue reading A round up of low vision services across England and Wales

Nadine is here!

We welcome Nadine Neckles, author of this year’s fabulous new book “Can I tell you about Nystagmus?”. Nadine will be telling us all about her book and her experiences of parenting a young child with nystagmus. At tea time she will be signing copies of her book. Buy your copy, here.

Gwyn introduces us to Marvin

Gwyn McCormack is the Founder of Positive Eye, an award winning teacher training provider, working to support children with special educational needs and impaired vision. Today Gwyn is introducing us to her character, Marvin and showing parents how to support their children’s learning and development using simple, everyday objects and tasks. Elsewhere, Hannah-Elisabeth Ricketts is … Continue reading Gwyn introduces us to Marvin

Education, education, education

There is a strong emphasis on education and, in particular, SEN support for children with nystagmus today in Cardiff. Next to the stage are Nystagmus Network trustees and volunteer education advocates, Frances Lilley and Claire Brinn. Following close on their heals is Michael Charles from Sinclairs Law, Cardiff. Mike and his colleague, Kevin, are here … Continue reading Education, education, education