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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
The questionnaire is optional and anonymous. The data obtained will be used for statistical purposes and to better understand the natural history of achondroplasia. Please consider answering.
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Achondroplasia (0-5 years of age): Therapy Guidelines

2020-01-08Health Therapies
This is a document by Westmead Children´s Hospital. DOCUMENT SUMMARY/KEY POINTS • This guideline has been written to assist the interdisciplinary team in providing care to infants and young children with achondroplasia, it will also serve as a resource for collaborating community therapists • Children with Achondroplasia have different patterns of growth and development to normal statured people and this document outlines the normal progress expected for a child with Achondroplasia • Childre […]

Aquatic Therapy

2018-03-13Health Therapies
What is aquatic therapy, how does it work and what does it help with in people with achondroplasia? See the answer to these questions and more here.

Exercises and postural education for children with achondroplasia - OSCAR 2016

2017-08-01Health Therapies
Exercise is an important tool to minimize pain, joint stiffness and joint laxity. Here is a video filmed by OSCAR with a few exercises you can do with your child at home. The video is in French, but you can find the directions for these exercises in English on this page.

Physiotherapy for achondroplasia

2015-05-07Health Therapies
Here you can find a playlist of videos done by Fundación ALPE with exercises that anyone can do with babies and children with achondroplasia for postural and motor skill development.

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy is a form of therapy that works to evaluate, prevent, intervene and study communication disturbances (speech, written and non-verbal) and swallowing disorders. Anyone who aims to treat these types of disorders can benefit from speech therapy, from newborns to the elderly, improving their quality of life.
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