DLA to PIP – a Dwarf’s perspective

About a month ago I received the decision from the DWP regarding my PIP award. I had received an indefinite award for the higher rate mobility over 10 years ago, but due┬áto the changes in this particular benefit and the Government’s insistence that everyone, regardless of how long someone was awarded DLA, must be reassessed. […]

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It’s Dwarfism Awareness Month 2016

How apt that I’ve decided to resurrect this blog through dwarfism awareness month. Did you know there are over 200 forms of dwarfism in the world? That dwarfism can be categorised into two broad types – proportionate and disproportionate. Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism. You’ll read many posts and promotions about what […]

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What Is Dwarfism To Me?

It’s dwarfism awareness month this October. I love the idea of helping your average person known a bit about what it is like living life from a physically different viewpoint. But, I wonder, what does dwarfism mean to us? The people with the conditions, the syndromes? How do we view our own lives? The day-to-day […]

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