Association for Frontotemporal Dementias


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The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the place to turn for accurate information, compassion and hope when lives are touched by frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is 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. Sometimes called frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration, FTD is a relatively rare and typically younger-onset form of dementia.

We are glad you found us. Whether you are diagnosed, are a family member or friend of someone who is, or work in the field, AFTD is here for you.