Are there good support groups for achondroplasia?
There are some great support groups available for people with achondroplasia and their families. There are many support groups that serve different countries and regions throughout the world. A few are listed below.
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Where do I find other people with achondroplasia?
To find other people with achondroplasia, consider joining local support or activism-related groups for people with achondroplasia. Additionally, consider asking your doctor if he or she knows of any individuals or families with achondroplasia.
Support group websites can help connect people with achondroplasia to others with the same diagnosis. Some such support groups are listed here:
Are there other achondroplasia organizations that I can get involved in?
The Dwarf Athletic Association of America provides opportunities for athletic competition for people with short stature. There are volunteer opportunities as well.