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Dwarfism Awareness Month – October

October 1, 2016

Dwarfism Awareness Month – October    What is it? October was officially recognised as “Dwarfism Awareness Month” by the Little People of America (LPA) in 2009. October was chosen as the month to celebrate dwarfism as it’s the birth month of the late Billy Barty, founder of the LPA. It is now celebrated around the […]

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October

September 25, 2016

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 in VICTORIA! The venue for the 2016 SSPA National Convention will be held at the Phillip Island Adventure Resort, http://piar.cyc.org.au/ Situated on 80 acres of landscaped grounds in the heart of Phillip Island, The Resort benefits from its close proximity to many […]

SSPA membership for 2016/2017

June 6, 2016

SSPA membership for 2016/2017 SSPA membership subscriptions are due from 1st August 2016.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership and hope that you continue in the year ahead. Please renew your membership to remain financial and enjoy the benefits of being an SSPA member. Complete and submit the SSPA Membership form by […]

Coming Events in 2014/2015

December 1, 2014

Dates for your diary  New parent’s get together at ‘Zoo Twilights’ SSPA-  January/February 2015 at the Royal Melbourne Zoo Medical Conference weekend- Labour Day weekend in March 2015 Warmest regards Alyssa Biddle SSPA Victorian Branch Secretary Please contact Alyssa if you wanted more information on the upcoming events Secretary: Alyssa Biddle…. email- [email protected]

SSPA Victorian Branch, 2014 Annual General Meeting

August 11, 2014

SSPA Victorian Branch, 2014 Annual General Meeting (including 4th SSPA Victorian Branch meeting for 2013/2014) When: Sunday 31st August Where: The Tea House, 28 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne Time: 2.00pm (Branch meeting) 3.00pm (Annual General Meeting) What to bring: A plate to share for afternoon tea RSVP: Please rsvp to myself, Carly Myers on 0430 […]

New Book – Little People BIG LIVES

October 15, 2013

New Book – Little People BIG LIVES Carole Lander interviewed 12 people living with dwarfism and presents their stories in this book, along with facts about their medical conditions, their history and their involvement in the arts and sport. The book will be launched at the SSPA Annual Convention and will be sold in selected […]

National Dwarfism Awareness Month- October

October 1, 2013

National Dwarfism Awareness Month- 2013 Dwarfism is a medical condition that is not fully understood by the public at large. In fact dwarfs or people of short stature are often made fun of and are sometimes viewed in an unflattering way. There is a long history of people with dwarfism being treated as spectacles for […]

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