Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Ataxia UK

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
12 Broadbent Close, Haringey, London N6 5JW
Telephone number:
0845 644 0606
Email address:
Service description:
Ataxia UK is a national charity for people with ataxia, their families and carers. They provide support and aim to find treatments and cures. The ataxias are a group of neurological conditions that affect walking, speech, and movement.

Services include:

• A helpline (0845 644 0606) which is open Monday-Thursday, 10.30-14:30. You can also email (helpline@ataxia.org.uk)
• A range of free information resources and publications, including a quarterly magazine for their 'Friends' and a monthly e-newsletter
• Regular events around the country
• Support through local groups and branches
• A range of grants to help with the extra costs involved in having ataxia
• A series of films relevant to those living with ataxia
• A 16-30's project which facilitates young people who have ataxia to support, inform and advise one another, whilst making friends along the way.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:30 - 14:30
Tuesday 10:30 - 14:30
Wednesday 10:30 - 14:30
Thursday 10:30 - 14:30
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
03/10/2017

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