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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

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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Ataxia Med News – April 2024

This is a periodic newsletter for Ataxia clinicians to keep them up-to-date on patient resources and other medical news. To begin receiving this newsletter, join as a professional member of Read More…

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Jerry’s Story

I’m actually reluctant to tell my story as it’s far from positive. Currently my tremors are more disabling than my balance issues, which are dreadful. I suppose I noticed things Read More…

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WHAT IS ATAXIA?

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EVENTS

May 27, 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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May 28, 2024 02:00 pm - 03:00 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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May 30, 2024 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Annual Ataxia Conference

At this annual gathering attendees meet and learn from world-leading Ataxia researchers and clinicians, network, and reunite with old friends. Hundreds of people – from patients, to caregivers, to medical Read More…

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May 31, 2024 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Global Support Group (Hope For Ataxia) Meeting – 1st Session

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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