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Experiences Of Nystagmus

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Nystagmus is a complex condition and affects people’s everyday lives in countless ways. We can broadly divide nystagmus into two:

  • Early onset nystagmus (also known as congenital nystagmus or CN)
  • Late onset nystagmus (also known as acquired nystagmus or AN)

There are many similarities between CN and AN, but also several differences. Probably the biggest difference is that people with AN tend to experience much more movement in their vision (oscillopsia) than those with CN. For this reason, we have divided the following section about experiences of nystagmus into two parts. The first is based on comments by people with CN, the second on comments by people with AN.

Elder’s House

Statistics show, and our experiences have confirmed, that there is a growing need for a safe haven for an increasing number of our teens who, unfortunately, live in an environment that is not conducive to achieving their goals

Psalm 139:13-16New International Version (NIV)

 13 For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. 16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be