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What is ataxia

'Ataxia' means ‘lack of order’. People with ataxia have problems with movement, balance, and speech. Over 10,000 people in the UK have a form of ataxia. There is currently no cure but we are working to find one every day. Learn more

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Hearing research study needs volunteers

Researchers looking for people with spinocerebellar ataxia types 1, 2 and 6 with hearing difficulties to take part in a trial of hearing aids.

Summer helpline hours

Contact information for the month of August

A whole new look

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A new website coming soon

Get ready for a better-looking, easier to use website with everything you need to keep you informed and help our supporters raise funds.

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Ataxia UK London North-West Branch

While we are called The N.W. London Branch, you don’t have to have an NW postcode to join us!

Ataxia UK Wirral support group

Our next meeting is on 20 September

Ataxia UK London North-Central Branch

Our next meeting is on Saturday 5 July.

Ataxia UK West Midlands Birmingham Branch

Come and join the new Ataxia UK support group in your local area! Our next meeting is on 6th July.

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Featured event

Annual Conference 2014

Book your place for the 2014 Annual Conference at Heathrow this October! More info

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Regional Conference 2014

This year's event takes place at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Durham. Find out what's on the agenda and how to book and get the early-bird discount.

London 2 Brighton Challenge