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There is a vast amount of information which could prove useful for someone with dwarfism, and their families. In this section we are collating this information to create a resource which you can access at any time. 

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Commonly Used Acronymns

LP - Little Person/Little People

RG – Restricted Growth

POLP – Parent(s) of a Little Person

AH – Average Height

SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordinator

LEA – Local Education Authority

TA – Teaching Assistant

EHCP – Educational Health Care Plan

PDSS – Physical Disability Support Service

OT – Occupational Therapist

PT – Physio Therapist

ENT – Ear, Nose, Throat Department

GP – General Practitioner

CSA – Central Sleep Apnea

OSA – Obstructive Sleep Apnea

MRI (scan) – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/MRI-scan/Pages/Introduction.aspx

CT/CAT (scan) – Computerised (Axial) Tomography (uses x-rays)
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/CT-scan/Pages/Introduction.aspx

X-Rays
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/X-ray/Pages/Introduction.aspx

GMC – General Medical Council
http://www.gmc-uk.org

NHS – National Health Service
http://www.nhs.uk

NICE – National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
www.nice.org.uk

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