Posted at: 10/12/2012 7:41 AM
Updated at: 10/12/2012 9:20 AM
By: The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An organization that supports little people is scheduled to hold a conference in Albuquerque.
The New Mexico/El Paso Chapter of Little People of America is set to begin its three-day conference Friday at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
The conference seeks to provide residents with sessions on medical care, employment, education, social events and peer-support networks. Little People of America has more than 6,000 members nationwide.
Short stature is generally caused by one of the more than 200 medical conditions known as dwarfism.
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