Dagenham mum’s bid to win sensory garden for toddler suffering from rare eye disease

PUBLISHED: 09:48 16 May 2018

Little Violet, who has a rare eye condition Picture: MyBuilder

Little Violet, who has a rare eye condition Picture: MyBuilder


The mum of a toddler battling a rare eye disease that could leave her blind is appealing for help to transform her garden into a sensory haven.

Nadine Clair’s daughter Violet, who is just 14 months old, was recently diagnosed with Coats’ disease, a progressive illness that has already taken the sight in one eye.

The Dagenham mum-of-three has entered a competition to win a garden makeover - but is in need of votes to make it happen.

Nadine said: “My daughter has difficulty around the house and garden with depth perception, and she loses her step regularly due to the sight loss. I would love a safe haven garden for Violet to play safe and have lots of sensory items to enjoy.

To help visit by May 20.

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