In this week’s Faces of Ataxia blog post, Billie J. Mattingly shares her Ataxia journey and her positive message. My journey has been a long one. I have been searching for answers since I was in my teens. I am now forty-three and found my diagnosis in 2019 of Ataxia (SCA). When I was […]
Susan Stiles was diagnosed with SCA6 at the age of 64. She had always been unexplainably clumsy, but also very athletic. Susan has always been quite a workaholic and she has even written her own book. All my life I have been clumsy but didn’t know why. I kept falling down without a moment’s notice, […]
Ewa Błońska has spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA), which runs in her family, so she already had her diagnosis before having had any symptoms. Ewa used to be ashamed of having ataxia, but now she knows that you can still achieve and experience many other beautiful things in life. She also designs some cool clothing […]
David Cartwright has SCA6. David immigrated from England to Canada when he was 21, where he met his wife. He used to play many different types of ball sports and water sports. However, his journey with ataxia has also shown him the benefits of less intense workouts and exercising the mind.