Welcome to The Norrie Disease Foundation

Stop our blind community going deaf

We promote pioneering research into Norrie disease and provide vital support to families living with the condition.

What is Norrie Disease?

Imagine a world without sight, now imagine it without sound too.

Norrie Disease is a rare genetic condition causing blindness/severe visual impairment from birth, as well as many secondary conditions including progressive hearing loss.

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What we do

The Norrie Disease Foundation is a UK based charity.

We promote pioneering research into Norrie Disease and provide vital support to families living with the condition.

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Living with Norrie Disease

If you are visiting this site as a family with a diagnosis of Norrie Disease, we want you to know that you are not alone.

The Norrie community is growing, it is strong, and keen to support, hear and share experiences.

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Donate or FundraiseResearch into Norrie disease is severely underfunded

You can help the Norrie Disease Foundation fund research that could completely change the lives of those living with the condition, and stop our blind community going deaf.

Donate or Fundraise for us.

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Medical Advisory Board

The Norrie Disease Foundation is guided by the Scientific Medical Advisory Board in scientific matters including research efforts and direction.

Our board consists of renowned experts in the field and we are very grateful to them for giving their time and expertise.

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Research

Our medical advisory board is driving Norrie research in the EU/UK.

If you are a healthcare professional or a researcher interested in Norrie Disease we would like to hear from you to explore how we can work together.

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Latest news and family stories


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Huge thank you Charlotte "Pip" Blain Dressage & @Sarah-Louise Wood- Davis @Mark Wood- Davis for your wonderful support. It means so much to our tiny community 🤩 ... See MoreSee Less
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Simon Reeve - NDF Ambassador

“Having an organisation like the Norrie Disease Foundation to raise awareness of the challenges people living with Norrie disease face and to provide vital support can make all the difference to the children and families affected.

I’m happy to be able to support a worthwhile charity.”

Adventurer and Author Simon Reeve