Growing up with arthritis: Simon’s journey to finding a career

My name is Simon. I’m 21, I’m at university and I have got juvenile idiopathic arthritis. My Mum had arthritis, but a different type so it was osteoarthritis I was three at the time and she noticed that one toe and one finger were starting to look a little bit miss-formed so she took me […]

The James Burton Story, Glaucoma, Cannabis, Subtitle

James Burton, The Story – News reporter: If you were going blind… And marijuana could help your condition? Would you use it? – James Burton: Going blind is a very scary proposition. I was legally grown marijuana. I was at the top of the mountain. I’m kind of embarrassed about being here. The problem was […]

Teacher & pupil’s dance collaboration…Same dance but different vibe? [Happy Together/2018.01.25]

Boreum and Hyunkyung prepared a performance. Hyunkyung has been waiting for this. Hyunkyung and Boreum! Isn’t this BLACKPINK? “BOOMBAYAH.” (Tight choreography?) (Nope) (She looks like she’s spinning a hat ribbon) (Boreum’s expressions and dances look perfect!) (Not so much for Hyunkyung…) Look at Boreum. (Jaeseok) (Jaeseok is too busy laughing) (The same dance yet they […]

Teacher & pupil’s dance collaboration…Same dance but different vibe? [Happy Together/2018.01.25]

Boreum and Hyunkyung prepared a performance. Hyunkyung has been waiting for this. Hyunkyung and Boreum! Isn’t this BLACKPINK? “BOOMBAYAH.” (Tight choreography?) (Nope) (She looks like she’s spinning a hat ribbon) (Boreum’s expressions and dances look perfect!) (Not so much for Hyunkyung…) Look at Boreum. (Jaeseok) (Jaeseok is too busy laughing) (The same dance yet they […]

19 Year Old Football Player Donates Corneas After Dying Suddenly of Undetected Cancer

19 Year Old Football Player Donates Corneas After Dying Suddenly of Undetected Cancer Collin Sather, who died in February due to a rare form of genetic kidney cancer, was able to donate his corneas even though his other organs werent viable since the cancer had already spread at the time of his death. He was […]

Mr Suman Biswas – Patient Testimonial – Glaucoma

I didn’t really appreciate that I needed treatment until I went for a routine eye test five/seven maybe years ago. During the eye test they did a pressure test as they do and they discovered that the pressures particularly in my right eye well in the right eye was very very high and that my […]

Claire explains some of the pitfalls when matching technology to a pupil

Can you maybe give an example when you’re talking within the context of assisitive technology, of maybe a pupil you’ve been involved with when maybe things didn’t go as to plan. So you’ve got all your technology, staff, but things didn’t go or work out. Yes, absolutely. I remember a number of years ago I […]

I was diagnosed with severe IRITIS in my right eye and UVEITIS in my left eye Mel B addresses rumo

I was diagnosed with severe IRITIS in my right eye and UVEITIS in my left eye Mel B addresses rumo English singer and former Spice Girls star, Mel B is setting the record straight on rumors she went blind. Last week Friday, the 43 year old singer was rushed to hospital after it was claimed she […]

Teaching assistant found dead after being ‘hit with chair by pupil’ pictured

 The teaching assistant found dead after being ‘hit with a chair by a pupil’ was a father-of-three who has been described by friends as a “true gentleman”  Lee Sims, 31, was found dead at a house in Brackla, Bridgend, on Sunday morning  He was a teaching assistant at in Bryncethin, Bridgend.  Tributes on social media […]

Living With Aniridia – Georgina Clements – Cornea Connect 2019

I wasn’t diagnosed with aniridia until I was about 18 months old. And it came around basically because my grandparents said “she’s not following me”. So they basically came to the conclusion that I had aniridia, on the basis that I had no iris at all. But they said the condition wasn’t gonna get worse, […]