About Achondroplasia

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Learn more about achondroplasia, its management and the resources available to you.

Find out about the impact on bone growth throughout the body.

See the effects on a person’s functional, emotional and physical health over their life span.

Get the specialised care needed to help you proactively manage potential complications.

Latest Resources

‘Rising Love’ Children’s Book

We all have different traits that make us unique—where we are from, the colour of our eyes, which hobbies we enjoy—the list goes on. Sometimes we can be afraid to share what makes us special, but Rising Love is a book that teaches us to have confidence in our own unique ingredients.

About Achondroplasia Factsheet

Learn more about the causes, characteristics, and effects of achondroplasia with this useful factsheet.

Bone Growth Animation

Discover how bones grow, and how signals within the body slow this process in people with achondroplasia.

InTheKnow Frequently Asked Questions

Refer to the InTheKnow FAQ resource for any queries you have relating to life with achondroplasia, diagnosis and management.

InTheKnow Glossary

Read the InTheKnow Glossary to discover key terms or words relating to achondroplasia.

InTheKnow Frequently Asked Questions

Refer to the InTheKnow FAQ resource for any queries you have relating to life with achondroplasia, diagnosis and management.

Get ‘In The Know’ with Dr Melita Irving

Clinical Geneticist, Dr Melita Irving, answers key questions about achondroplasia.

InTheKnow Frequently Asked Questions

Refer to the InTheKnow FAQ resource for any queries you have relating to life with achondroplasia, diagnosis and management.

InTheKnow Glossary

Read the InTheKnow Glossary to discover key terms or words relating to achondroplasia.