- Friedreich's ataxia
- Hereditary spinal ataxia
- Hereditary spinal sclerosis
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My 32-year-old brother has Friedreich ataxia and is completely dependent and wheelchair bound. I have lived a normal, healthy life but have read recently that late onset of this condition can occur in individuals from 26 years and older. I am currently 33-years-old. What are my chances of developing Friedreich ataxia later on in life? Should I get tested for it? Click here for answer
My daughter has Friedreich ataxia. Both of her parents are black, and her paternal great grandmother is of Irish descent. How did my daughter inherit this condition, and how can I find other families that are in a similar situation? Click here for answer
My sister has Friedreich's ataxia. I am looking for ways to make her life easier. Can you tell me where I can find out about wheelchairs, exercises, and bathroom accomodations? I would also like to connect with people who can help me. Click here for answer