Norrie Disease

Definition: Norrie disease is a rare X-linked genetic condition which causes boys to be born blind or with severe sight impairment. Secondary symptoms can include progressive hearing loss, cognitive impairment, autism and delayed development.

Category: Eye Condition

Credit: The Norrie Disease Foundation

Source: https://norriedisease.org.uk/


Services specifically catering for people with Norrie Disease

Deafblind UK Information and advice - (Deafblind UK)Service

Whether you have lived with sight and hearing loss for a while or it is new to you, Deafblindness can be difficult to understand. The information at this site will help you to understand deafblindness and how to make the most of life with sight and hearing loss.
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Deafblind UK Befriending service - (Deafblind UK)Service

Our befrienders are here to talk, laugh and build lasting friendships with. Living with deafblindness can be lonely and you might find yourself feeling increasingly isolated. That’s why we offer a free befriending service where you can have some regular company from a friendly volunteer, either by phone, text message or email.
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Social Groups - (Deafblind UK)Service

Deafblind Cymru's peer support & social groups provide those with both sight and hearing impairments plus their carers an opportunity to meet people and make friends. At regular meetings, all members are encouraged to get involved in the decision making process to determine what activities the group should do, often including social outings and arranging meetings to enjoy guest speakers on subjects of interest.
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Deafblind support - (Sense Cymru)Service

Specialist one-to-one support for deafblind people through both communicator guides and intervenors, and outreach support to children, families and deafblind adults in their own homes
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Information for people with Norrie Disease - (The Norrie Disease Foundation)Service

The website contains information for families affected by this condition.
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