It will be good to know which type Jack has so that we have a better idea of how it will impact him as he grows up.
Over the past couple of weeks we’ve read the Nystagmus Network netletters and news items dating from 2004 to present. They contain a wealth of information such as research updates, testimonials from people with nystagmus, and links to other useful websites and sources of support. We’ve discovered so much including;
for parents and professionals working with children with visual impairment.
– There are radio stations dedicated to visually impaired users including ACB radio and Insight radio
– It’s possible to get a free Booktouch pack for children who are blind or partially sighted.
– Royal Mail offer a service to send articles to the blind/visually impaired for free.
– BT offer free Directory Enquiries calls to those unable to read the phone book.
– The Cinema Exhibitors Association offer a card entitling the holder to a free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema for those registered blind or in receipt of Disability Living Allowance.