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Our Vision:

A World Without Ataxia.

Ensuring no one experiences Ataxia alone, until no one experiences Ataxia, period.

Our Mission

To accelerate the development of treatments and a cure while working to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia.

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Accelerate! is a $1 million annual fund to accelerate our ability to improve the lives of those living with Ataxia. It is designed to raise funds in order to speed up our advocacy efforts, including:

  • New legislation important to our community and progress
  • Add more resources for the 65+ support groups
  • Educate our community about genetic testing including providing genetic counseling and testing for all those living with Ataxia 
  • Create a national, regional, and local Ataxia Awareness campaign to accelerate the understanding of Ataxia.

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NAF BLOGS

Susan Harris

Chapter 1: In the beginning I wasn’t always this way. Growing up the daughter of a military man I can honestly say red, white and blue run through my veins. Read More…

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Anna Santoro

My name is Anna Santoro and I am the stay-at-home mom of three boys and the primary caretaker to my mom, who has Ataxia type two. My objective is to Read More…

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Korkut Alp

Note: Korkut submitted his story in Turkish. Google Translate was used to translate his submission. The translation may not be accurate. We will include his submission in Turkish, followed by Read More…

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Benefits of Rehabilitative Services

Guest Author: Ellie Martin According to the World Health Organization, rehabilitation is defined as “a set of interventions designed to optimize functioning and reduce disability in individuals with health conditions Read More…

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David Beavan

When I was a teenager I remember my father used to weave a little when he walked. We played a lot of golf, and he often toppled over when he Read More…

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WHAT IS ATAXIA?

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EVENTS

Jun 23, 2024 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Central Pennsylvania Support Group Event

EASTERN TIME ZONE Support group meetings are a great way to socialize and learn with others who are affected by Ataxia. We welcome you to join us! The discussion is Read More…

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Jun 23, 2024 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cincinnati Support Group Meeting

EASTERN TIME ZONE Support group meetings are a great way to socialize and learn with others who are affected by Ataxia. We welcome you to join us! The discussion is Read More…

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Jun 24, 2024 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Ataxia Resources and Discussion Group Meeting

EASTERN TIME ZONE Support group meetings are a great way to socialize and learn with others who are affected by Ataxia. We welcome you to join us! The discussion is Read More…

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Jun 25, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lower Michigan Support Group Meeting

EASTERN TIME ZONE Support group meetings are a great way to socialize and learn with others who are affected by Ataxia. We welcome you to join us! The discussion is Read More…

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