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Become a Member

NAF offers monthly newsletters and educational webinars to our members. NAF membership includes the following:

  • Persons with heredity or Sporadic Ataxia, their families, and friends.
  • Medical and scientific community involved in Ataxia research.

Become a member for free: www.ataxia.org/JoinNAF

View past Ataxia webinars:
www.ataxia.org/webinars

Join a Support Group

Ataxia support groups are a great source of information at the local level. They are also opportunities to network and learn from peers. Feel free to reach out directly to a support group leader in your area.

Find a support group: www.ataxia.org/support-groups
Learn about our current research

Find upcoming support group meetings:
www.ataxia.org/events

Contact Us

Email naf@ataxia.org or send mail to:

National Ataxia Foundation
600 Highway 169 South
Suite 1725
Minneapolis, MN 55426
763-553-0020
763-553-0167 (Fax)

The National Ataxia Foundation provides these downloadable Fact Sheets for free. Click the icon or title to download the fact sheet.

General Fact Sheets 

Information about Ataxia and NAF.
Frequently asked questions about Ataxia classification
Frequently asked questions about Ataxia
A list of resources available from the National Ataxia Foundation.
Fact sheet about brain tissue donation for Ataxia patients.
Directions and diagrams for an exercise program for those with Ataxia.
Information about genetic testing for Ataxia.
Educational discussion of medications for Ataxia symptoms.
Tips about how to have a productive neurologist appointment.

Fact Sheets by Ataxia Type

Fact sheet about Episodic Ataxia.
Fact sheet about FA.
Fact sheet about SCA3, also known as Machado-Joseph Disease.
Fact sheet about SCA10.
Fact sheet about SCA14.
Fact sheet about Sporadic Ataxia and MSA

Topical Fact Sheets, Printable Articles, or Books

Children with Ataxia
Children with Ataxia 2nd. ed.
Frequently asked questions about cognition and emotion in cerebellar disorders.
Financial planning questions and resources.
Information about sleep disorders and Ataxia.
This booklet reviews information about dominantly inherited forms of Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA) and genetic testing for SCAs.
Information about genes, DNA and cause of genetic disease.
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