In this Guest Post, Neil writes about his experiences of lockdown as a visually impaired person. I’m registered partially sighted and diagnosed with nystagmus and ocular albinism from birth. Both conditions will never improve, but fortunately will never get worse either, so I’m told. Basically, I’m extremely short sighted and on a good day (with … Continue reading Nystagmus in lockdown
From now until 26 May, this is Sue’s daily schedule: 45 minutes yoga 8 hours working at the Nystagmus Network 1 hour walking her dogs Then carry on with her Two Point Six Challenge for the Nystagmus Network: knitting 26 mascots by 26 May. You can sponsor Sue here. To pre-order your nystagmus 2.6 challenge … Continue reading Sue’s still knitting!
Sunday 26 April 2020 was to have been the date of the London Marathon with runners raising £millions for UK charities. The Nystagmus Network’s runner, Adam, is still training to run in the postponed race in October. Meanwhile, the organisers have launched The Two Point Six Challenge to help save the UK’s charities by giving … Continue reading Sue’s Two Point Six Challenge
We may all be staying at home, but we can still mark national and international Nystagmus Awareness Day. Here are just some of the ways you can get involved. How amazing are you? In the run up to Nystagmus Awareness Day 2020, we are once again asking you to share your amazing nystagmus success stories. Not only … Continue reading Nystagmus Awareness Day 2020
Lockdown doesn’t stop us! Don’t let it stop you! We’re still here supporting the 1 in 1,000 people who have congenital or acquired nystagmus, by phone, email and on social media, but we do need your support now more than ever before to carry on. Release your inner fundraiser during lockdown With marathons, 10k runs, … Continue reading Lockdown fundraisers