Francesca’s student life

A group of studentsThis article by Francesca is about finding her feet in her first year at uni and a few pointers for anyone who’s heading there in the next few weeks, from her perspective.

Francesca has aniridia and writes in Brighter Futures magazine by Blind Children UK

Audio version of the magazine

Her mum Terrie says: “I am a proud Mum!!”

Previously Francesca has written about her struggle with her local council to let her go to New College for the Blind in Worcester.  Blind Children UK provided her with advice and support. In similar situations Aniridia Network UK has sent a letter of support and provided details about aniridia.

About Aniridia Network

A charity support group for people with the genetic visual impairment aniridia and their families in the UK and Ireland. Our vision is that people with/associated with aniridia are hopeful, confident, supported and well informed regarding aniridia. Founded in 2000. First registered as a charity in 2011 and fully in 2018.
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