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Ataxia UK

Ataxia UK works in two main ways: we fund research into finding treatments and a cure for ataxia, and we support people through our range of services. This section is divided into two main sections. Services we offer include:

  • Helpline and Advocacy Service.
  • A range of free information resources and publications, including a quarterly magazine free to Friends (members).
  • Regular events round the country.
  • Support through local groups and branches.
  • A range of grants to help with extra costs from having ataxia.

What is ataxia?

Ataxia is the name given to a group of neurological disorders that affect balance, coordination, and speech. There are many different types of ataxia that can affect people in different ways.

Who gets ataxia?

Anyone of any age can get ataxia, but certain types are more common in certain age groups. For example, people with Friedreich’s ataxia are usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescence.

Who to contact

0845 644 0606
Ataxia UK website

Where to go

Ataxia Uk Ltd, Canterbury Court 1-3
Brixton Road

Other Details


Specific age range
All ages

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Experience with
Balance Condition
Local Offer

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood - Push to second line (16+)
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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