For the first time, there will also be an optional 'Adults with Albinism' day as part of the conference. 16/06/2016 - News Page updated with reports from the recent events in Dublin and Derry/Londonderry as well as a round-up of Albinism Awareness Day coverage.
Save the Date: Our 2017 Family Weekend Conference will take place 20-22 October 2017 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire.
And there will be people who have heard the word “albino” and want to know more.
It may not display correctly in older browsers such as Internet Explorer 6 or Netscape.There will be people with albinism who come to gain knowledge, share knowledge and make connections.There will be parents of children with albinism who come for accurate information, advice and support. There will be people from the medical and education fields who want to provide better care by learning more than books can provide about this genetic condition.I was really nervous leaving home and going to college.Even though I like to think that I’m a confident guy, living with a condition like albinism that so obviously marks you out as different from everyone else around you is hard and can take a toll on your self-esteem.