An estimated 150,000 Americans are affected by heredity or sporadic ataxia. Ataxia can strike anyone at any time regardless of age, gender, or race. Ataxia is a group of progressive neurological diseases which affects coordination and speech. NAF membership includes the following:
Persons with heredity or sporadic ataxia, their families, and friends. Get support
Medical and scientific community involved in NAF ataxia research.
Learn about our current research
Others interested in ataxia and disability issues.
The National Ataxia Foundation has an extensive catalog of free and for purchase publications to help you stay informed.
Contributions to the Annual Research Drive help NAF fund the very best Ataxia research. An anonymous donor will match every dollar donated during this campaign, up to $50,000.