Can I tell you about Nystagmus?: A guide for friends, family and professionals
Nystagmus is a lifelong condition that affects 1 in 1000 people, but what exactly is it? This friendly guide tells readers about the causes, symptoms and effects, shows how to get help at home and at school, and makes the condition more relatable to other children. Ideal for chil... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Nystagmus - Juvenile literature, Eye - Juvenile literature - Muscles
||Coping with Problems & Illness
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In this friendly guide, a girl called Amber explains all about her 'dancing eyes,' or nystagmus. Amber explains how children with nystagmus might need to read, learn or play differently, and what their families, school and friends can do to help. She invites readers to learn the causes and symptoms, to help others understand the condition and help increase the self-esteem and confidence of those who have it.This accessible guide for children aged 7+ is an excellent starting point for parents, teachers and other professionals working with children with nystagmus. It includes a practical checklist of easy adaptations to make school or home environments easier and more enjoyable for children with nystagmus, as well as a helpful list of recommended resources for additional support.
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Nadine Neckles is a special needs blogger who has written for leading disability charities including Carers UK, Caring in the Chaos and Firefly. Nadine is a full-time carer to her young daughter who has nystagmus and Chromosome 18q-, a rare genetic condition.