Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pioneer of Saul Wilson

Living with a type of dwarfism where there isn’t much known about it can be very difficult. Information and understanding become the most important thing. No one knows what their future holds, but having a rare type of dwarfism and … Continue reading

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Billy Barty Birthday- LPA Founder

Today is Billy Barty’s birthday, the founder of Little People of America. He would have been 88 years old. Through humor and respect Billy began to change the way people with dwarfism are viewed. Billy Barty founded LPA in 1957 … Continue reading

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Challenges of a Being Little

Take a minute and consider everything you do in an ordinary day.  Wake up, go to work, go to the grocery, go out to eat, come back home again.  Sounds ordinary enough, right?  Now consider doing those tasks but standing … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA LATEST STATE TO RECOGNIZE OCTOBER AS DWARFISM AWARENESS MONTH

For Immediate Release:                                        October 24, 2012  Contact: Leah Smith, Vice President of Public Relations CALIFORNIA LATEST STATE TO RECOGNIZE OCTOBER AS … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Awareness Fact #24

LPA Dwarfism Awareness Note October 24: Throughout this month we have seen news stories, videos, blogs, and so many posts about Dwarfism Awareness – it’s great.

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Dwarfism Awareness Fact #23

LPA Dwarfism Awareness Note October 23: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became Federal Law in January 1990, and was enacted by many states to provide access to services, buildings, and employment for disabled individuals, including those with short stature.

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Huffington Post Article on Dwarfism Awareness Month

Please read the following story about Dwarfism Awareness month. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gary-arnold/dwarfism-awareness-month_b_1968660.html

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Dwarfism Awareness Fact #19

LPA Dwarfism Awareness Note October 19: New Video of the Event!  LPA kicks off Dwarfism Awareness Month in Times Square with a press conference and a viewing of our PSA. Ten dwarfism support organizations came together to celebrate Dwarfism Awareness … Continue reading

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Dwarfism Awareness Fact #18

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Dwarfism Awareness Fact #17

Dwarfism awareness month spread overseas. http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/health/dwarfism-awareness-month-highlights-finley-s-condition-1-5030764

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