Nystagmus Network Open Day keynote speaker announced
Monday, 15 February 2016
Details of an annual open day aimed at eye health professionals and people with nystagmus has been unveiled.
Nystagmus Network (NN) will hold the event at the Hilton Hotel in Reading on Saturday 7 May 2016.
It is for people who have the eye condition as well as families of children who have nystagmus and eye health professionals. The event encourages people to to meet other people with the eye condition, share experiences and to learn from experts. Sessions for the day will cover new parents, education, benefit advice and research updates.
Richard Wilson, Chairman of the Nystagmus Network (shown with Northwick, the bear with nystagmus), said:
“Our Open Day is a fun way to meet other families and people with nystagmus. The emphasis is very much about interaction, everyone is encouraged to take part whether they have a life-times experience to share or are just starting their journey. The relaxed atmosphere of the day helps people realise they are not alone and that there are others just like them.”
Places at the Nystagmus Network Open Day can be booked online via Eventbrite. Tickets including lunch cost £30 for NN members and £50 for non-members. Children under the age of 8 are free and between 8-16 are £10. There will be a crèche for children under the age of 8 which will be on a first come first served basis.