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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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A whole new look

Check out a sneak preview of our refreshing new brand.

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.

Our international effort to fill gap in Friedreich's ataxia research

Two new projects will develop brain imaging and monitoring muscle activity so that the effect of potential treatments can be better evaluated.

Take the Neurological Alliance patient experience survey

We need your feedback to be able to make the strongest case to decision-makers about how services need to change.

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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.

Events Newsimg

Featured event

Annual Conference 2014

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

Classical, Jazz' n Folk Flavours

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