About Ataxia UK
Welcome to Ataxia UK. We are the leading national charity in the UK for people affected by any type of ataxia. We fund research into finding treatments and cures, and offer advice, information and support to people affected by the condition.
Is a world free of ataxia
Is to find a cure for ataxia and to support everyone affected by ataxia until a cure is found
The outcomes we seek
Finding Treatments and a Cure
'We are aiming for a cure for one or more of the ataxias'
'We want to ensure the best possible medical and social care for people affected by ataxia'
'We will raise awareness of ataxia'
'Ataxia UK will provide services that meet the needs unique to people affected by ataxia (or that can only be effectively delivered by us), which will enable them to have the maximum possible choices on how they live their lives'
Ataxia UK's 2022-2025 Strategic Plan sets out how we're aiming to achieve these objectives.
We ensure that everything we do has the needs of people living with ataxia at its centre
We seek to empower people living with ataxia
We value everyone who contributes to our work
We encourage and expect the highest possible standards of work and conduct in everyone associated with Ataxia UK
Who we work with
Ataxia UK is a part of Childlife a partnership between four charities that work together to raise funds and provide support for children and their families.
The charities are:
Acorns Children's Hospice
National Childrens Beureau (NCB)
National Deaf Children's Society <NDCS)
We are also linked to other organisations - see them here.
You can read about what research organisations, charities and bodies we work with on our research page.
FUNDRAISE FOR US
Take part in a challenge or create your fundraiser. Every penny you raise will help those affected by ataxia.
To make either a one off or recurring donation which will help fund research into treatments and cures and supports those affected ataxia
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Support the ataxia community and volunteer with Ataxia UK. From social media to telephone befriending, there are loads of ways you can make a difference to someone's life.
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