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We aim to be an essential resource forlittle people and their families.
Find out more about dwarfism conditions
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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.
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 Imaginghttp://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
GMC – General Medical Councilhttp://www.gmc-uk.org
NHS – National Health Servicehttp://www.nhs.uk
NICE – National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellencewww.nice.org.uk
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