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Recent news and articles keeping the Ataxia community informed.

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Check out our latest articles to stay-up-to-date on the happenings at NAF and in the Ataxia community. Select a category to see all the blogs available in that category.

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 Read More…

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2024 NAF Research Grants

NAF Awarded a Record Number of Projects in 2024 18 Studies Funded Totaling $845k Funded! We had our most competitive year ever for Ataxia research Read More…

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Member Stories

Our members are a community of individuals and families who are united in the fight against Ataxia. Read about their unique Ataxia journeys from their perspectives. 

We invite you to join as a member to receive a new member story each month. It’s free, and you’ll be kept up-to-date on the latest developments in the Ataxia community. 

Write a Guest Blog for NAF

Are you interested in writing articles for the Ataxia community? We’d love to have your help! 

We welcome those with writing experience and a passion for making an impact on the Ataxia community to submit blogs for publication on our website. Please use the form to the right to apply to become a guest writer for NAF. 

Please do not write full articles until you have been accepted as a guest author. We want to determine if your article ideas are a good fit before you spend time writing them.

Benefits to Guest Writers

We offer the following benefits to guest writers on our blog:

  • Your byline at the beginning of the article.
  • A short bio at the end of each article with a picture (if you’d like). Links to a personal site or blog are welcomed in your bio.
  • Promotion of your article to the Ataxia community via social media and our member newsletter.
  •  Experience writing for a national non-profit with an international audience.

Expectations of Guest Writers

The following are editorial standards for blogs posted on our website:

  • All works must be original content – they cannot be published anywhere else online.
  • Topics must be of interest to the Ataxia community.
  • Writing style should be conversational, with short, clear sentences.
  • Article should use short paragraphs, subheadings, and bullet lists (when applicable) for readability.
  • There is no set minimum or maximum word count, but at least 300 words is recommended. Posts with 1,000-1,500 words tend to perform best.
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