Ataxia is an umbrella term for a group of neurological disorders that affect balance, coordination and speech. Ataxia UK funds research into finding treatments and cures, offer advice, information and support for people affected by ataxia.

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The ataxias are rare conditions. Estimates from recent studies say that there are at least 10,000 adults and around 500 children in the UK with a progressive ataxia.

Some forms of ataxia are treatable, but in most cases there is still no cure.

Types of Ataxia are as follows:

  • Friedreich's Ataxia

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia

  • Episodic

  • Gluten

  • Idiopathic

  • Acquired Ataxia

What makes Ataxia different

They are the UK’s leading national charity for people affected by any type of ataxia.

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