Books


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‘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.

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Videos


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Get ‘In The Know’ with Dr Melita Irving

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

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Anna’s Story – Free to Be Me

Watch Anna discuss her experiences and how her personal journey and individual choices have shaped her identity while living with achondroplasia.
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Bone Growth Animation

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

Riccardo’s Story – Free to Be Me

Watch Riccardo discuss his experiences and how his personal journey and individual choices have shaped his identity while living with achondroplasia.
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Free To Be Me

Free To Be Me features a range of individuals from across Europe and poses the question, ‘what makes you, you?’
Watch Riccardo, Anna, Sandy and Claudia discuss their experiences and how their personal journeys and individual choices have shaped their identities, while living with a rare condition or disability.
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Achondroplasia Articles & Facts


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InTheKnow Frequently Asked Questions

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

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About Achondroplasia Factsheet

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

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InTheKnow Glossary

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

Bone growth and achondroplasia

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

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Achondroplasia care: Standards across Europe

This factsheet provides an overview of the standards of care for people living with achondroplasia across Europe.