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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 2015 'laid bare' Calendar

The perfect gift for Christmas!

Childlife Christmas Cards Now Available!

Childlife is a special collaboration between four charities helping children, of which Ataxia UK is a part of.

Please share your experiences

Jim Morey, a MSc student (Transport Planning and Engineering) at the University of Southampton is looking to hear about your experiences for his dissertation.

International Ataxia Research Conference - Early-bird discount for registration fees

The deadline for early-bird registration fees to attend the ARC 2015 is coming soon. To get the discount, be sure to pay your registration before the 19th December to avoid disappointment.

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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 Leeds Support Group

Next meeting on Thursday 20th November. 1pm.

Ataxia UK Wirral Support Group

Next meeting will be at 12:30pm on Saturday 22 November 2014 at the Twelfth Man pub, Greasby Road, Wirral. CH49 2PP.

Ataxia UK Dover Support Group

Contact Sue Smith at to find out how you can get involved.

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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.

London 2 Brighton Challenge