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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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The real faces behind the posters

Meet the people in front of the camera for our new poster campaign.

The invisible 10,000 who demand to be seen

Ataxia UK's hard-hitting new poster campaign, photographed by the world-renowned Rankin.

Invitation from the European Commission

Take part in a survey on the value of services in the home, to support independent living and care for people with long-lasting conditions.

Jerry Farr Travel Fellowship 2014

Have ataxia and fancy winning the trip of a lifetime?

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Ataxia UK Virtual Self-help group

If there's no group near you or you want to keep in touch without leaving the house, try our virtual group. See for further details.

Ataxia UK Newcastle Branch

The Newcastle Branch is a division of Ataxia UK which supports anyone with ataxia and their carers, partners, families and friends. All are welcome to join us.

Ataxia UK Milton Keynes Support Group

The Milton Keynes support group invites anyone in the Buckinghamshire area who is connected with ataxia, whether a sufferer, carer, family member or friend to contact us and meet others with this rare condition. Our group continues to attract new members and is becoming a central meeting place in Milton Keynes for people affected by ataxia.

Ataxia UK West Country Branch

Meets in the Exeter area

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Featured event

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. More info

London 2 Brighton Challenge

Superhero Run 2014

Calling all Superheros - Yes that means YOU!

Ataxia Spring Classic

Join this beautiful ride around the South Downs and raise funds for Ataxia UK