Education and Training

 

A central part of the first Young Investigator Initiative Event at the SCA and ARCA Global online conference in October 2020 was the ataxia scales training. We are planning to offer ataxia scales trainings at all relevant ataxia conferences.

Scale for the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia (SARA)

The online SARA Training Tool includes
1)tutorial section with detailed audio commented instructions for the correct assessment
2)training section where you can rate patient videos and a video library with videos covering the whole range graded ataxia severity
3)learning success section with the option of certification

A SARA template for the use in clinical and research practice can be downloaded here.

Schmitz-Huebsch et al., Neurology 2006