The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the place to turn for accurate information, compassion and hope when lives are touched by frontotemporal degeneration. FTD, also called frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), is a disease process that causes a group of brain disorders characterized by changes in behavior and personality, language and/or motor skills, and a deterioration in a person’s ability to function.
If you are new to AFTD, it is helpful to begin with the overview and pages for those facing a new diagnosis.
“With Love” Update: Through March 7th, you can be a vital part of the “With Love” campaign’s success! AFTD reached $20,000 in funds raised over Valentine’s Day, including the first of two $10,000 matching gifts! But we need your help to get to the next $10,000 match! In honor of a friend or loved one, please consider a gift to “With Love,” and support AFTD’s mission.
AFTD’s 2014 Education Conference and Annual Meeting: AFTD will host its 2014 education conference and annual meeting in White Plains, New York on Friday, March 14 for those affected with FTD, caregivers and health professionals. Click here for full details!
Four Clinical Trials Involving FTD: There are four clinical trials involving FTD currently recruiting volunteers to take part in studies. For full details on all of these trials, visit AFTD’s clinical trials page.
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