Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

October 9, 2016
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Multidisciplinar assessments for achondroplasia by ALPE Foundation

ALPE Achondroplasia Foundation is based in Gijón, Asturias, north of Spain. It was founded in 2000 by Carmen Alonso, Miguel Lopez and the Press Lewis family. Now, the work done in the ALPE clinic is also accomplished by the support of James Healey. The … Continue reading

November 27, 2015
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The inspiring force of an image

The photo “Maia”, from the Asturian photographer Andrés Gómez, has won the first prize in the XIII Contest of Digital Photography “People with disabilities in everyday life”, organized by the Institute for Community Integration (INICO) and the Foundation North Group. A … Continue reading

Achondroplasia without prejudice

January 31, 2014 by inesp.alves | 0 comments

I just had to share this brand new video from your friends of Alpe Foundation.
When I knew about Alpe, I contacted them right away and the most joyful person answered back: Carmen Alonso. A few months later, in June 2013, we did a 1700 km car journey with Afonso and Clara to meet them.

Carmen and all Alpe team received us with open arms, gave us support, important contacts, knowledge based on experience and above all, hearts full of good feelings and true friendship. We felt at that time so must cherished by people that we didn´t know until that point. The feeling of belonging was overwhelming!!!

Alpe have done an impressive and relevant work with families who achondroplasia visited.

Thank you!

June 14, 2013
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Inside Alpe Foundation

The past few days were spent travelling. And now, all of us are trying to recover from many km over our shoulders. Even so, the mind contentment gains the body fatigue! We travelled more than 1700 km (round trip) until … Continue reading

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