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?
Nystagmus Awareness Day – 20 June 2020 It’s national and international Nystagmus Awareness Day on Saturday 20 June 2020. We may all be staying at home this year, but we can still mark the day and raise awareness to ensure that the 1 in 1,000 adults and children living with nystagmus enjoys a greater understanding … Continue reading Nystagmus Awareness Day 20 June 20
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June 2020, we are once again asking you to share your amazing nystagmus success stories. Not only do these stories help raise awareness of nystagmus, but they also bring hope to so many parents whose children have just been diagnosed. In previous years we’ve heard … Continue reading How amazing are you?
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we published lots of your nystagmus success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” One of the most popular stories was Roger’s. When Roger first contacted us he began by saying “I have enjoyed Nystagmus for nearly 80 years.” He went on to describe how … Continue reading Nystagmus is …
As ‘wobbly week’ draws to a close for another year we just wanted to thank everyone for making Nystagmus Awareness day 2019 such a success. Thank you to our fundraisers, event organisers and all the parkrunners. Thank you for your amazing nystagmus success stories, your videos, photos, your donations, presentations, displays and quizzes and thank … Continue reading Thank you – you are amazing
Thank you for sending us all your nystagmus success stories. We just love to read them and we know they bring hope and inspiration to so many people. Today we introduce Aneeba. Aneeba has a rare genetic condition called Lawrence Moon Bardet Biedl syndrome. She’s always worn glasses since she was 8 months old and … Continue reading How amazing is Aneeba?
Throughout June we’ve been celebrating your nystagmus success stories in our campaign ‘How amazing are you?’ Today, Ellen shares her story: “My name is Ellen and I’m 32 years old. I’m married and have a little boy who is 3. He’s my inspiration. He’s also my eyes whilst I am out and is very switched on … Continue reading How amazing is Ellen?
In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, we’re celebrating all your success stories in our campaign “How amazing are you?” On Nystagmus Awareness Day itself a family shares their son’s amazing nystagmus story … “Our eldest boy, Sonny-John has nystagmus, and from as long as we can remember he has been … Continue reading How amazing is Sonny-John?