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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 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.

The Ultra Challenge Series

Walk. Jog. Run. Take part in the Ultra Challenge Series this year!

Send a Calendar to your MP

2015 marks 50 years of Ataxia UK and we've got plenty of plans in the pipeline! To kick things off we're looking to send the 2015 calendar to your local MP.

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Ataxia UK East Branch

Ataxia East's next meeting is on the 14th February at Stanground Community Centre, Stanground, Peterborough. Starting at 1400hrs. See you there.

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!

New Ataxia UK Support Group - Chester

A support group for people with all types of Ataxia, their families and friends. The group is for people to meet up and share experiences, advice, information and friendship.

Ataxia UK London North Central-Branch

The next meeting will be at 12:00 noon on Saturday January 10th 2015

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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.