Today we get to hear from Patti Okai who has a harrowing story of how she acquired Ataxia via a brain tumour. Hi. I’m Patti Okai. On Valentine’s Day of 2018, I was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. I had gone to my primary doctor about my symptoms. I was getting sick every morning, I was pretty […]
Faces Of Ataxia
Will Smith shares a love story that happens to include two people who embraced their differences as willingly as their similarities. Read more about how together they are making adjustments to continue building their lives together.
We introduce Margaret Squire, coming to you from Australia. She lives far from here, but her story sounds familiar to many of us. She has always and still receives joy from working with her church and helping native animals.
Norma Lutkenhouse did not hit the pause button in her life after she was diagnosed with Ataxia. She is no longer working but she is utilizing her time keeping active and spending time with her family. She looks at her changing abilities as a way to be introduced to new interests. My mom has Ataxia, […]
Nicole Magnum is inspired by what her friend has done to get involved in the Ataxia community. Together they are doing things they enjoy that will eventually become much more challenging with a movement disorder.
Terry Shepherd is an experienced caregiver as her chosen profession and for her own family. Read more about her story including her paintings, photography and two published books.