Chapter 7: Information Sources


Section 3: Specific Disabilities – Information Sources


Subsection: Growth Disorders

Human Growth Foundation

Email:

http://hgfound.org/

The focus and emphasis of the Foundation objectives vary with the opportunities to provide support, services, and education to children with disorders of growth and adults with growth hormone deficiency, and to the medical profession. The foundation's objectives include:

  • Support of Research,
  • Family Education and Service,
  • Public Outreach and Education,
  • Support of Parents of Children, and Adults,
  • Support of Training for Growth Specialist, and
  • Education of the Medical Profession.
997 Glen Cove Ave., Ste. 5
Glen Head , NY 11545

Toll Free: 

800-451-6434

Fax: 

516-671-4055

Little People's Research Fund

Email:

lprf80@cpu-net.net
616 Old Edmonson Ave.
Catonsville , MD 21228

Voice: 

410-747-1100

Toll Free: 

800-232-5773

Fax: 

410-747-1374

MAGIC Foundation

Email:

dianne@magicfoundation.org

Major Aspects of Growth In Children (MAGIC) is made up of more than 25,000 families whose children (and affected adults) have growth hormone deficiency or other medical conditions, which affect their growth. While growth hormone deficiency is the most commonly known disorder it is not the most common cause of growth failure.

6645 W. North Ave.
Oak Park , IL 60302

Voice: 

708-383-0808

Toll Free: 

800-362-4423 Parent Helpline

Fax: 

708-383-0899