LPA Membership: The Gift of Community

How does one identify with a community they’re born into? Do they just turn it on? Born with dwarfism, as the only person in your whole family, the journey to identity can be long and difficult depending on who and what makes up your emotional environment. ¬†For anyone, the identity is layered in ethnicity, color, gender, spirituality, family environment, etc. …

The Best Glow Sticks

Glow Sticks Are Fun! A favorite staple of dances at conferences are the glow sticks worn by both children and adults. They come in a variety of colors and lengths. When we recently purchased a large amount of glow sticks for a regional conference, we tried to research online the best brand of glow sticks. There is not much information …

BMN-111: A Family Dinner Discussion

What if you could take a pill to make your achondroplasia go away? No more risk of spinal or foramen magnum compression. The chances of central and obstructive sleep apnea would be less. And there wouldn’t be that bothersome task of finding a bike helmet to fit. Would you take that pill? If it would lessen your child’s chances of …