Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Ataxia is a degenerative disease affecting the nervous system, presenting poor coordination and movement, difficulties with speech, walking, fine motor skills, swallowing, and vision. It mainly affects people over 18 (adult-onset).

Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a form of hereditary, progressive ataxia with more than 20 identified types sharing similar symptoms. There is currently no treatment or cure to slow the progression of spinocerebellar ataxia.