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  • Dwarfism Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about dwarfism, and how to help students with dwarfism succeed in school.

  • Dwarfism for Parents


    Dwarfism is a condition that is characterized by short stature. Many of the possible complications of dwarfism are treatable, so that people of short stature can lead healthy, active lives.

  • Dwarfism: Emily's Story (Video) for Parents


    Emily was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about the challenges of being a little person, and how she overcomes the many hurdles she faces.

  • Emily's Story: Little Person, Big Life (Dwarfism) for Kids


    Emily was adopted from Russia, where she was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about how she handles the challenge of being smaller than most people.

  • Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that are passed down through families.

  • Dwarfism: Emily's Story (Video) for Teens


    Emily was adopted from Russia, where she was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about her life philosophy and how she overcame the many hurdles she faced.

  • Special Health Needs for Teens


    Managing your medical care can be more complicated when you have a health condition, so it's more important than ever to know what to do. Find out here.

  • Personal Stories for Teens


    Find out how some teens handle life with a health condition.

  • Growth, Hormones & Diabetes for Teens


    This section has information on conditions that can affect how we grow, as well as diseases that relate to the body's endocrine system, like diabetes or thyroid problems.

  • Personal Stories for Teens for Teens


    Teens talk about the reality of living with health problems or other challenges.