Monthly Archives: September 2016

Kids complete Mini Great North Run in aid of aniridia

Four children, one with aniridia took part in this years Mini Great North Run to raise funds for us. Their generous sponsors gave £525 via JustGiving plus a £100 cheque, for them completing the 1.5 kilometre challenge which is open to 3 … Continue reading

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2016 Paralympians with aniridia

Athletes with aniridia competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Mary Fisher, New Zealand won gold in 100m backstroke S11 with a world record time and 4th or 6th in freestyle swimming at other lengths Amanda Dennis, USA won bronze with her … Continue reading

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Thanks to the person in front

Dear random pedestrian, You never knew it but you really helped a disabled person today. You came to be walking in front of me, in a environment that I found tricky to navigate alone with my visual impairment. Thank you! … Continue reading

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Travel insurance for people with aniridia

We are often asked: ”Do I need to declare aniridia when applying for travel insurance?” This is often accompanied by outcry at an exorbitant quote when doing so. Regular travel insurance companies often charge a hefty premium to cover medical conditions. … Continue reading

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