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National Ataxia Foundation
The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education, and research. Supporting Promising Ataxia Research Since 1957 We Provide the Latest Ataxia News and Information The Foundation has developed an extensive library of NAF brochures, fact sheets, books, and videos on ataxia.
Also available to its members is the Foundation’s quarterly news publication, “Generations”. This 48 page ataxia news magazine provides the latest information on ataxia research, articles on living with ataxia, personal accounts from ataxia families throughout the United States, and much more.
Connecting the Ataxia Community
The Foundation offers a Resource List of neurologists in your area and provides Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, NAF Pen Pal Programs, and other venues for ataxia families to connect with one another. One additional way the Foundation offers ataxia families to connect is through the annual membership meetings. Held in a different geographical location each year, these three day conferences give a comprehensive look at ataxia through experts in the field of ataxia research, genetics, physical therapy, living with ataxia, coping, financial planning, caregiving, and alike.