Welcome to Ataxia UK

People with ataxia deserve care, understanding and a cure. We raise funds for medical research into finding treatments and a cure for ataxia - until we do, we will give support, advice and information for anyone affected.

How we can help

How you can help

Helpline

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Newly diagnosed?

Access the advice, support and information you need after receiving your diagnosis.

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Author: Jonathan Evans

Our research partners

Take a look at who we collaborate with, including other research organisations, pharma and international patient groups, and see how to collaborate with us.

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Author: Steph Marley

Patient Pathways

Advice on how to treat people with ataxia for Healthcare Professionals.

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£7 million

spent on research since 2000

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We are the leading charity in the UK that caters to people affected by any of the ataxias.

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Only 13%

of people in the UK have heard of ataxia

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Fundraise

Fundraise for Ataxia UK!

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Donate

Donate to our cause.

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Volunteer

We appreciate everything our volunteers do, whether they help with adminstration, events, or helping at our Specialist Ataxia Centres.

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Latest news

  • The Mark Dower Trust: Emma Keogh

    Emma applied to the Mark Dower Trust for a grant towards an exercise bike. After successfully receiving the grant, here she tells us about it. Read more

  • The UK's first Ataxia Centre for Children!

    Thanks to your generous giving to the Big Give last year, we are ecstatic to announce the first Ataxia Specialist Centre for children. Read more

  • Accessibility changes

    To ensure the Ataxia Magazine is accessible for everyone, it has gone through some changes, which you may have noticed in issue 205 - find out what they are here. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Ataxia UK Virtual Conference

    The very first VIRTUAL Ataxia UK Conference, focusing on 'Being InControl'. Sign up today for our informative, engaging & entertaining online conference! Read more