Find Events | Sign Up for Newsletter


Posted on August 18, 2017
Take Action for International Ataxia Awareness Day

IAAD is Monday, September 25th. NAF is leading a coordinated effort to spread awareness about Ataxia and inspire action towards a cure. Find out how you can get involved. Read More…

Posted on June 20, 2017

Get involved in the search for a cure for Ataxia! Participate or donate to a local Walk N’ Roll to Cure Ataxia. These events are a key part of supporting the NAF mission to fund Ataxia research.
Find a Walk N’ Roll near you Read More…


Sep 21, 2017 07:00 pm - 09:30 pm
The Ataxian Movie Screening

B & B Lee’s Summit 16, 1451 NE Douglas Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. The film will start at 7:30 p.m. Run time is 1:20. The screening will be followed by a Q&A. The building is wheel-chair friendly. About the Movie: Unable to walk due to the neuromuscular disorder, Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA), Kyle Read More…

Sep 23, 2017 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Western PA Walk n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia

9am Registration | 10am Walk n’ Roll at Allegheny County South Park Corrigan Drive, South Park Township, PA 15129. No Registration Fee – Donations Only. Food…Music…Donate…Fun…Learn…Walk. All proceeds benefit the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF). To volunteer or for more information please contact Madalyn Gottschalk at (412) 926-8579 or Read More…

Sep 23, 2017 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Detroit Support Group Meeting – Lunch and Learn

The Detroit  Support Group Meeting will be held from 9am-1pm at University of Michigan Detroit Center – 3663 Woodward Avenue, Suite 150, Detroit, Michigan 48201. The meeting will be in celebration of International Ataxia Awareness Day. For more information or to RSVP they can contact Tanya Tunstull at 313-736-2827 or Read More…

Sep 23, 2017 09:30 am - 01:00 pm
Atlanta Walk n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia

9:30am Registration/10:00am Walk at Shorty Howell Park, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096. Come and learn about ataxia while having fun raising funds for NAF. The event is a 1.25 mile Walk or Roll around the Shorty Howell Park. The event is followed by refreshments, ataxia information, and team recognition for the most dollars Read More…

Member Stories

Ed Schwartz
Ed Schwartz

“My name is Ed Schwartz. I’m co – chairman of “The Western Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group of the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF).
…” Read More…

Jonathan Zilles
Jonathan Zilles

“I’m Jonathan Zilles. I was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia when I was 11 years old. Life as a kid with
Friedreich’s was pretty normal, but I fell down a lot. My symptoms started early and included hand-eye coordination issues….” Read More…

Connect With Us

Add me to the NAF email list so that I can stay informed about the latest Ataxia developments.

Become a Member

Help support important programs for Ataxia families by becoming a NAF member today. Members receive monthly newsletters, our quarterly Ataxia publication, and discounted rates to the annual conference.

Contribute Today

Help find a cure for Ataxia when you donate to support the NAF mission. With your help, NAF will continue to fund promising Ataxia research and offer support to people with Ataxia.

Donate Now