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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 real faces behind the posters

Meet the people in front of the camera for our new poster campaign.

The invisible 10,000 who demand to be seen

Ataxia UK's hard-hitting new poster campaign, photographed by the world-renowned Rankin.

Invitation from the European Commission

Take part in a survey on the value of services in the home, to support independent living and care for people with long-lasting conditions.

Jerry Farr Travel Fellowship 2014

Have ataxia and fancy winning the trip of a lifetime?

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Ataxia UK East of Scotland Branch

Our next meeting (our AGM) will be held on Saturday 10 May 2014 from 1.30 - 4pm in our NEW venue - the brand-new, purpose built building housing Lasswade High School and a hub for all community events. It replaces the old Lasswade High School & Sports Centre and is adjacent to it on Eskdale Drive. We are meeting in the community room on the ground floor - turn left through the main entrance. There's plenty of parking, including 15 spaces for blue badge holders at the front. We're organising tea, coffee & biscuits ourselves. Everyone is welcome - hope to see you there! Also, we have booked a Seagull trust boat tour at the Falkirk Wheel on Saturday 21 June 2014. Meeting at 1.30pm at the Wheel and the trip lasts a couple of hours - bring a packed lunch if you wish. It's a lovely day out and gives a chance to see the wheel working at close hand. Please let Frances know asap if you'd like to attend: 0131 258 6683 - leave a message if no reply. We meet every couple of months for regular branch meetings, plus one off events such as BBQs, boat trips etc. Everyone welcome! Looking for suggestions for other social events in 2014.

Ataxia UK Barnet, London Support Group

Ataxia UK Virtual Self-help group

If there's no group near you or you want to keep in touch without leaving the house, try our virtual group. See for further details.

Ataxia UK Newcastle Branch

The Newcastle Branch is a division of Ataxia UK which supports anyone with ataxia and their carers, partners, families and friends. All are welcome to join us.

Events Newsimg

Featured event

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. More info

London 2 Brighton Challenge

Superhero Run 2014

Calling all Superheros - Yes that means YOU!

Ataxia Spring Classic

Join this beautiful ride around the South Downs and raise funds for Ataxia UK