Be sure to check your local chapter and district websites for events! 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.
FAQ About National Conferences - General Questions
Q: My child is young. Is it worth it for us to go to a national conference?
Q: My child is a teenager and this will be their first national. What can we expect
The sports of DAAA (Dwarf Athletic Association of America) are a great way to meet other teens, whether you are playing the games or just watching. Soccer, track and field, and basketball are the most popular for the teens. The nightly dances are a big draw for everyone and are very fun. Also, sign up for the teen events offered onsite. They are a great way to meet people. Be prepared to give your child an extra bit of freedom - nightly dances at home aren't usually the norm! - but stay in touch frequently via cell phone or pre-arranged check-in times.
Q: I'm an adult and this is my first national. What can I expect?
Q: What is the Medical Advisory Board and why is it important?