The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to: promote and fund research into finding the cause, therapies and cures for frontotemporal degeneration. Provide information, education and support to persons diagnosed with an FTD disorder, and for their families and caregivers. Educate physicians and allied health professionals about frontotemporal degeneration and how to improve patient care. Bring about greater public awareness of the nature and prevalence of frontotemporal degeneration and the needs of those who are coping with it. Advocate with public officials and promote public and private programs that provide appropriate, affordable and high-quality, long-term health care and social services, and to facilitate the international exchange of ideas. AFTD envisions a world where frontotemporal degeneration is understood, effectively diagnosed, treated, cured and ultimately prevented. To learn more about AFTD please visit: