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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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2015 Ataxia UK Conference Calendar

2015 marks 50 years for Ataxia UK. As a result we are celebrating this landmark with a series of conferences across the UK.

Be sure to put these dates in your diary.

Equipment fair for disabled children

The QEF (Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) are inviting you to attend their first Kids day!

The Invisible Patients

New report reveals the alarming state of neurology services

Trial of Play Therapy for Children with ataxia (ToPCAt study)

Dr Paula Reed, Play Therapist, is looking to recruit five children with ataxia, between the ages of 8 and twelve for 8 sessions of play therapy.

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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 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 Ipswich and Colchester Support Group


Ataxia UK Bradford Branch

Here's a list of our 2015 meeting dates

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London 2 Cambridge Challenge

We're looking for competitors to take part in the London 2 Cambridge Challenge! More info

London 2 Brighton Challenge

We're looking for competitors to take part in the London 2 Brighton Challenge!

Virgin Money London Marathon

Enter London Marathon 2014 by joining are team today!

2015 Brighton Marathon

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