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Top : Health : Conditions and Diseases : Neurological Disorders : Spinal Cord : Spinocerebellar Degenerations : Friedreich's Ataxia (12 web sites)
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Health: Conditions_and_Diseases: Neurological_Disorders: Ataxia
Health: Conditions_and_Diseases: Genetic_Disorders
Health: Conditions_and_Diseases: Rare_Disorders
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CajunHeart
Kim Bourg describes her life with the condition, and suggests strategies for coping with it in oneself or others. Includes details of symptoms and diagnosis.
http://cajunheart.tripod.com/

Friedreich Ataxia Research Association
Summarises recent progress in ataxia research and the search for better treatment.
http://www.fara.org.au/

Friedreich's Ataxia Fact Sheet
A resources guide and fact sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/friedreichs_ataxia/detail_friedreichs_ataxia.htm

Friedreichs Ataxia Society Ireland
Voluntary organisation providing support to anyone affected by genetic ataxias. Includes events calendar, membership details, and information on accessibility issues.
http://www.ataxia.ie/

Matt's Mansion
Describes his life with the condition, and his travels in a wheelchair. Includes information for any disabled person considering foreign travel.
http://www.matthewlaw.co.uk/

NORD: Friedreich's Ataxia
Offers the synonyms, a general discussion and further resources.
http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Ataxia,+Friedreich's

Not Going Quietly
A personal account of diagnosis, daily life, challenges, and international travel. Includes details of treatments, and a photograph gallery.
http://www.notgoingquietly.com/

Patient loses right-to-food fight
The BBC reports that a man with Friedreich's ataxia has lost the last stage of his legal fight to insist on his being fed artificially in the final stages of his life.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5257252.stm

Swiss Association of Friedreich Ataxia
Parents and friends of patients campaigning for better treatment for ataxics in Switzerland; also sharing news and information about the condition and current research.
http://www.achaf.org/