Tag Archives: befriending

Serena and Violet with anirida and thier mums make friends

I met Dawn and Serena at an event held at Eureka Museum in Halifax aimed at visually impaired children. I recognised her from an Aniridia Network UK conference we had both attended in previous years, So at I approached her … Continue reading

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Heather’s voyage of discovering support for herself and Zoe

Heather is mum to bright and bubbly four-year-old Zoe who attends the Royal London Society for the Blind Nursery. Zoe has aniridia and is registered ‘Severely Sight Impaired.’ Heather does not allow Zoe’s sight condition to define her; instead she … Continue reading

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Befrienders who speak languages needed

The Aniridia Network UK Befriending Scheme has successfully created over thirty five buddy relationships in the last two years. We can only do this with the kindness of those of you who are willing to make contact with other families, who have … Continue reading

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A parent’s experience of our befriending scheme

To mark Rare Disease Day 2013 we have a story of just how incredibly helpful it is to bring people affected by a rare disease together. A parent contacted our befriending scheme last November. She has two children, the youngest being … Continue reading

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