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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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Clinical Trial Phases

Let’s chat about Clinical Trial Readiness with a focus on Ataxia. Clinical trials ensure that treatments are safe and effective before they gain approval for Read More…

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Mary M.

Most of my career I lived in Texas and worked as a secretary.  After I retired, I moved to Maryland to be closer to relatives.  I’m Read More…

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Norman Heryford

I have Ataxia and encephalitis; Spinocerebellar Atrophy (SCA) was “identified” from a MRI in 1990.   The SCA is an evolving situation, from stumbling, to walker, Read More…

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Sep 19, 2021 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
IN-PERSON Cincinnati Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We hope you can join us! We meet on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Meeting Location: Reading Branch Library conference room – 8740 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH, 45215 For more information or to be added to the mailing list for this group please contact: William Vetter at (513) 310-7530 or wjuniorvet@gmail.com Join our Facebook Read More…

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Sep 20, 2021 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
VIRTUAL JHU “Keeping An Eye On Ataxia” Presentation

Presentation begins at 1pm EST Zoom link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/97981242378#success Dr. Paul is a current Movement Disorders clinical fellow at Johns Hopkins University.  She completed her neurology residency at Wright State University where she was co-investigator in a pilot multi-site clinical trial that compared the effects of distinct types of exercise on non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.  Read More…

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Sep 20, 2021 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
VIRTUAL Ottawa Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We meet at 7pm Eastern every third Monday of the month. For meeting access information Join our Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/1468963499991380/ For more information contact Susan Harding at susangmharding@gmail.com or Prentis Clairmont at Phone #: 613-864-8545| E-mail: prentis.clairmont@gmail.com Read More…

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Sep 22, 2021 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
VIRTUAL JHU Ataxia Carepartners Support Group Meeting

This is a support group meeting for caretakers of loved ones with ataxia.   For access information or more information contact: Donna DeLeno Neuworth, Ataxia Center Health Educator Johns Hopkins University, Department of Neurology Ddeleno1@jhmi.edu Read More…

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