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Restricted Growth Association

Address: P.O. Box 99 Lydney GL15 9AW
Tel: 0300 111 1970 (Helpline)
Description:

Self-help group providing and sharing information and support for people with restricted growth conditions and their families.

Aims:

  • To reduce social barriers for people with restricted growth.
  • To improve quality of life for persons of restricted growth.
  • To enhance the role in society for persons of restricted growth.
  • To lessen the fear and distress and disadvantages for families when a child with restricted growth is born.
  • To provide fellowship, mutual support and encouragement for individuals and their families.
  • To further self-fulfilment and independence.

Activities:

  • Encourages and supports research into matters related to restricted growth.
  • Offers opportunities for get-togethers regionally and nationally, for mutual comfort and confidence boosting through social events.
  • Offers practical help with clothing and shoes, clothes exchange, suitable children's toys, bicycle building or adaptation, reaching aids and how to apply for benefits and grants.
  • Offers advice on education, training and employment.
  • Providing support to the families and friends of people with restricted growth, and to professionals.

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