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National Ataxia Foundation

Accelerate!

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.

Join ACCELERATE! To Get Involved

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.

Become a Member of NAF for FREE!

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NAF Members

Join the growing number of people that want to stay connected with the Ataxia community! Sign up today. It only takes a few moments. Our members receive:

  • News and research opportunities about their specific type of Ataxia as it becomes available.
  • Early access to free webinars
  • NAF’s eNewsletter and Generations publications. 

NEWS

Brian Oliveira

Hi I’m Brian and this is my story… I was diagnosed in 2010 with Cerebellar Ataxia type 3 (sca3) it’s genetic and another family member Read More…

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2022 Hill Day

Please join us for the fourth United Against Ataxia Hill Day on September 21, 2022. Ataxia advocates will speak to their Congressional Members. All meetings Read More…

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WHAT IS ATAXIA?

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EVENTS

Aug 18, 2022 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm
VIRTUAL Richmond Ataxia Support Group Meeting

For more information or to join this group’s mailing list contact Karen Russell at Phone #: 804-543-8707 | Email: klruss@comcast.net Read More…

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Aug 19, 2022 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
VIRTUAL Connecticut Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We meet on the third Friday of the month at 11:30am Eastern Time. For meeting access information contact Susan Masse at: 860-528-1875 or  Smasse1875@gmail.com Read More…

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Aug 19, 2022 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
VIRTUAL Global Ataxia Support Group Meeting – Time Slot #1

Meetings are at 3PM Click here to register For more information contact Mark Desa at 416-418-2475 or mark@hopeforataxia.org. Read More…

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Aug 19, 2022 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
VIRTUAL Global Ataxia Support Group Meeting – Time Slot #2

Meetings are at 6PM EST Click here to register For more information contact Mark Desa at 416-418-2475 or mark@hopeforataxia.org. Read More…

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