Can you help Libby with her research?


Introducing Libby I am a geography student studying in my final year at Loughborough University.  I am seeking participants for my dissertation study which aims to explore the experiences of young adults (18-25) in their local space / environment & the impacts on identity formation. This study is inspired by my two younger sisters, who … Continue reading Can you help Libby with her research?

Calling parents of 12-14 year olds – research questionnaire


Ifigeneia Manitsa is a Psychology researcher at Kingston University London and her research is about the social and academic inclusion of adolescents with and without visual impairments. She is currently conducting a study looking at the relationship between school engagement and social behaviour in adolescents with and without visual impairments. She is also interested in investigating teachers’ … Continue reading Calling parents of 12-14 year olds – research questionnaire

Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study


Guest post from Saima Begum, University College London I am a student at University College London, studying at the Institute of Education and I am emailing to ask for your help with my Masters research project into Vision Impairment. This project aims to examine technology use in young people with vision impairment, and whether this … Continue reading Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study

Visual impairment and mental health


Children aged between 8 and 11 years old who live with a visual impairment are three times more likely to develop a mental health problem than children with no visual impairment, according to new research. The Nystagmus Network has been aware of this for a long time and always highlights the social and emotional aspects … Continue reading Visual impairment and mental health

Mousetrap VI Theatre Trip


If you would like to take part in a family event especially for children and young people who have a visual impairment, Nystagmus Network is offering you the opportunity to join a special London theatre experience for families. The Little Match Girl and other happier tales For adults and brave children alike, expect music, puppetry, … Continue reading Mousetrap VI Theatre Trip