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.

 2023 LPA Board of Directors Election 

The 2023 Election is taking place now until June 4. 
Click to visit our election page for more information.

2023 LPA National Conference June 30-July 7 in Austin, Texas.  

Conference Registration and JW Marriott Hotel Reservations are now OPEN.
Earlier Registration Ends May 1 - all registration prices increase after May 1.

Click to register online

After completing your registration, you will be sent a link to make your hotel reservation. Information about the conference can be found in the Conference Registration Book which includes information about all the events planned for the week, and instructions on how to register.  

LPA is now taking applications for our 2023 First-Time Conference Attendee Travel Grant.  For more information and a link to apply, please visit our travel grant page.  

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; monthly eNewsletter, 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.