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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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International Ataxia Research Conference - Be Sure to Register

Time is quickly running out to register and submit abstracts for the ARC 2015. Be sure to register before Monday 3rd November to avoid disappointment.

International Ataxia Awareness Day

International Ataxia Awareness Day - 25 September 2014

Talking to children about genetic conditions

Researchers are seeking volunteers to take part in a workshop in London in September

The value of new medicines

Take part in a study that aims to find out how people affected by a rare genetic condition define the 'value' of a new medicine.

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Ataxia UK New Support Group - Cannock

Contact Bobbie at to find out how you can get involved!

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 London North Central-Branch

Next meeting will be at 12:00 noon on Saturday 01 November 2014

Ataxia UK Wirral Support Group

Next meeting will be at 12:30pm on Saturday 22 November 2014

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Virgin Money London Marathon

Enter London Marathon 2014 by joining are team today! More info

2015 Brighton Marathon

Join Ataxia UK team for this beautiful coastal marathon taking place in Brighton in April 2015.

DIFC Santa Run 2014

Take part in the run series by joining thousands of other participants in our fantastic Santa run! Join us in London's Victoria Park for an amazing event in aid of a charity close to your heart.

Annual Conference 2014

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