The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

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.


Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure.
We work every day to advance:
  • RESEARCH: We promote and fund research toward diagnosis, treatment and a cure.
  • AWARENESS: We stimulate greater public awareness and understanding.
  • SUPPORT: We provide information and support to those directly impacted.
  • EDUCATION: We promote and provide education for healthcare professionals.
  • ADVOCACY: We advocate for research and appropriate, affordable services.

Our Values

We value knowledge, collaboration, respect, dignity, and compassion. These values are core to our ability to lead a network of caregivers, persons diagnosed, medical professionals and government to forge change that will deliver our mission and achieve our vision.


Our Vision

We envision a world where frontotemporal degeneration is understood, effectively diagnosed, treated, cured and ultimately prevented.


 
Campaigns

Food for Thought 2015

$122,306.00 raised towards $125,000.00 goal!
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AFTD's With Love 2016

$13,914.00 raised towards $75,000.00 goal!
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Join The AFTD-Team in Connecticut

$0.00 raised towards $6,000.00 goal!
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My favorite teacher.
(Erin Walla)

$0.00 raised towards $2,000.00 goal!
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Fight FTD with LOVE
(Amy Eissler)

$0.00 raised towards $1,000.00 goal!
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Remembering Neil Radin wi...
(Lisa, Geri and Gary Radin)

$2,020.00 raised towards $3,000.00 goal!
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With Love to Ned 2016
(Bonnie Shepherd)

$1,330.00 raised towards $3,000.00 goal!
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