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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.
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Aug 26, 2017 09:00 am
Tri-State Walk n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia

Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305. All proceeds benefit the National Ataxia Foundation. To volunteer or for more information please contact Kathleen Gingerelli or 201-681-7639. Read More…

Aug 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Hampshire Ataxia Support Group Meeting

For more information or to RSVP contact Jill Porter at 603-626-0129 or Read More…

Aug 26, 2017 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Rhode Island Ataxia Support Group Meeting

11am to 2pm at Bristol Recreation, 101 Asylum Road Bristol, RI. For more information contact Anabela Azevedo at or 401-297-8627. Read More…

Aug 27, 2017 10:00 am
NE Ohio Walk n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia

10am Registration / 11:30am Walk n’ Roll at Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation – Edgewater Park, Upper Edgewater West Reserved Shelter (Located off Route 6/Memorial Shoreway), 6500 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH 44102. No Registration Fee – Donations Gladly Accepted. Participation and donations for our event’s silent auction is welcome and appreciated. All proceeds benefit the 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).
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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…

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