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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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International Ataxia Research Conference call for abstracts

Registration and abstract submission are now open for next spring's conference for scientists and clinicians.

Hearing research study needs volunteers

Researchers looking for people with spinocerebellar ataxia types 1, 2 and 6 with hearing difficulties to take part in a trial of hearing aids.

Summer helpline hours

Contact information for the month of August

A whole new look

Check out a sneak preview of our refreshing new brand.

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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 East Branch

Ataxia East's next meeting is on Saturday 30th August at the Tansor Assessment Centre, Tansor, Peterborough. PE8 5HP. Meeting at 2:00pm. Please let us know if you wish to attend by 24th August.

Ataxia UK West Country Branch

Meets in the Exeter area

Ataxia UK Leeds Support Group

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Featured event

Annual Conference 2014

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

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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