ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — An organization that supports dwarfs is scheduled to hold a conference in Albuquerque.
The New Mexico/El Paso Chapter of Little People of America is set to begin its three-day conference Friday at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
The conference seeks to provide residents with sessions on medical care, employment, education, social events and peer-support networks.
Little People of America has more than 6,000 members nationwide.
Short stature is generally caused by one of the more than 200 medical conditions known as dwarfism.