Little People of America


LPA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with dwarfism throughout their lives while celebrating with great pride Little People's contribution to social diversity. LPA strives to bring solutions and global awareness to the prominent issues affecting individuals of short stature and their families.

LPA, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations. Hundreds of dedicated LPA volunteers throughout the US seek to improve the quality of life for short-statured people everywhere.

LPA offers information on employment, education, disability rights, adoption of short-statured children, medical issues, clothing, adaptive devices, and parenting tips. Information is provided through a national newsletter, LPA Today, and numerous seminars and workshops which occur regionally at District Meetings, and nationally at our yearly National Conference. LPA also provides opportunities for social interaction as well as participation in athletic events through our sister organization, the Dwarf Athletic Association of America (DAAA).

In addition, Little People of America, also offers educational scholarships, medical-assistance grants, adoption assistance and community outreach programs.

More information can be found at LPA Online

I have been a member of LPA since I was 11 years old and belong to District 6 which is made up of Illinois and Wisconsin. Recently, I became Chapter President of the MadRock Chapter. There are approximately 180 families in IL & WI with dwarfism.

You can view more information about LPA District 6 at D6 LPA