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Posted on April 11, 2018
READISCA is Recruiting for SCA Research

Participants in early or pre-symptomatic stages of SCA1 or SCA3 are needed for research in Spinocerebellar Ataxia. Read More…

Posted on March 2, 2018
NAF Rated 4-Stars by Charity Navigator for 5th Time in a Row

We’re excited to announce that NAF has received the top rating by Charity Navigator – the largest independent evaluator of charities – for the 5th time in a row! Why is that a big deal? Because only 9% of charities evaluated have received at least five consecutive 4-star ratings! The coveted 4-star rating means that Read More…


Apr 21, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Twin Cities Ataxia Social Group Meeting

The Twin Cities Ataxia Support Group meets once a month. Family and friends of an afflicted individual are always welcome! We meet on the third Saturday of every month at 10:00am for 2 hours in a meeting room at Langton Place which is located on the south side of the road on County Road D Read More…

Apr 21, 2018 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm
Treasure Coast Ataxia Support Group Meeting

For more information contact Lisa Cole at or 772-370-3041. Read More…

Apr 21, 2018 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
New Jersey Ataxia Support Group Meeting

For more information contact Priya Mansukhani at Read More…

Apr 21, 2018 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Sacramento Ataxia Support Group Meeting

We meet on the third Saturday of each month. For more information or to be added to this group’s mailing list contact Teresa Bredberg at 916-215-2686 or Read More…

Member Stories

Ed Schwartz
Ed Schwartz

“My name is Ed Schwartz. I’m co – chairman of “The Western Pennsylvania Ataxia Support Group of the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF).
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Jonathan Zilles
Jonathan Zilles

“I’m Jonathan Zilles. I was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia when I was 11 years old. Life as a kid with
Friedreich’s was pretty normal, but I fell down a lot. My symptoms started early and included hand-eye coordination issues….” Read More…

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