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As a person with dwarfism, or a parent of a person with dwarfism, there are many questions you may have, some of these questions are asked more often than others, here we have collected some of the most frequently asked questions and some useful advice for answering these questions: 

Parents and Babies

  1. What is a good cot?
  2. What is a good baby seat?
  3. What is a good pushchair?
  4. What is a good car seat?
  5. What is a good highchair?
  6. What is a good baby bath seat?
  7. What is there to consider when potty training?
  8. What are good walking aids for children?


  1. What is a good chair for my child at home and school?
  2. What are good shoes for my child?
  3. Would my child need adapted stationary equipment?
  4. Where can I get my child’s school clothes?


  1. What are good chairs for work?
  2. Where can I find clothes?
  3. Where can I find shoes?
  4. Will I be able to drive?
  5. What kitchen aids and adaptions are useful?
  6. What would be a good mobility scooter?
  7. What are good walking aids for adults?
  8. Will I be able to work?

For everyone

  1. What types of steps are good?
  2. Where can I get a wheelchair?
  3. What would be a good bike?
  4. What sports would be suitable? 
  5. What bathroom aids and adaptations are useful? 
  6. What aids could we need for dressing/bathing etc?
  7. What do I need to think about for school?
  8. What specialist insurance is there?
  9. What companies were at the LPUK expo?
  10. What support is available for people with dwarfism and their families?
  11. What aids can be used for reaching?
  12. What adaptions and aids are there for plugs and light switches?
  13. What support is available when travelling via public transport?
  14. What aids and adaptions can be used for everyday life?
  15. What funding is there to help with adaptions?
  16. What support is available for studying at University?
  17. What financial support is available for social activities?
  18. What support is available to help maintain positive mental health?
  19. What aids and adaptions can be used in hospital?


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