Be sure to check your local chapter and district websites for events! For a list of upcoming District Regional Events, please see Calendar above. LPA is a membership organization and most events are only open to individuals with dwarfism and their families. Have a question? Contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or your local chapter or district for more information.
Welcome to Little People of America
Little People of America (LPA) is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. LPA is only able to continue our work with support from members, friends and family. Please consider making a donation today.
LPA National Conference Information Available here!
Join LPA this July for our 2017 National Conference in Denver, celebrating 60 years of LPA! The LPA Conference will be held over the first week of July; June 30 - July 6, 2017. We have a great week of activities planned including an inspiring LPA Fashion Show, an amazing LPA Talent Show, a nail-biting Texas Hold 'Em Poker Night, a beautiful Diamond Jubilee Award's Banquet, fabulous educational workshops, snazzy receptions, informative MAB consultations, the new and improved 1824@LPA, and so much more! Read more... Registration books are in the mail to current members. To view the registration book online click here.
Benefits of Membership
Membership is available to individuals with a medical diagnosis of dwarfism or form of short stature, as well as their families, grandparents, relatives, and all medical professionals. Benefits of membership include: peer, parent, and medical support at the chapter, regional and national level; discounted rates at the National conference; advocacy; LPA Today quarterly magazine; college scholarships and support; adoption and conference attendance grants; friendship and connections; referrals to medical care by dwarfism specialists; and general support for the dwarfism community.
LPA Members were asked "What does LPA mean to you?" This word cloud was created from the responses. Words are scaled in accordance with how many times they were mentioned. The full results of our membership survey can be seen here.