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The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by Ataxia through support, education, and research.

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Do you ever wish you could spend a little time with an Ataxia researcher to ask about what's new? You will get the chance at 2020 AAC! During the "Networking with AIM Researchers" session, an expert will join each table to chat and give you the scoop. Learn more: ataxia.org/2020-annual-ataxia-conference/ ...

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Dec 13, 2019 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Abilities Expo – Dallas

For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Read More…

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Dec 14, 2019 10:00 am - 11:45 pm
North Texas Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We hope you can join us! For more information contact: David Henry Jr Phone #:817-739-2886 (contact by email preferred) Email: cheve11e@sbcglobal.net Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/Ataxiasupport Read More…

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Dec 14, 2019 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
St. Louis Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We meet every 2nd Saturday of the month. For more information or to be added to the mailing list for this group please contact:  Shannon Dunphy Lazo at  202-306-2738  or  shan_d@hotmail.com Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/STL-Ataxia-143643589572491/ Read More…

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Dec 14, 2019 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
JHU Ataxia Center Holiday Party

Please join others with ataxia, care partners, children, family, and friends for a luncheon and fun activities. A great opportunity to meet others with ataxia, make new friends and visit old friends. Optional: bring a gift between $5-$10 for a gift exchange. Due to limited space and resources, please RSVP (up to 3 guests). We Read More…

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