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Parents Find Ways To Mitigate Bullying, Teasing

April 20, 2016

When new children are about to start the year at Willard Elementary School in River Forest, Ill., they receive welcome letters, introductions from their teachers ... and an email from a mother at the school explaining why her son looks different from other children his age. "I explain that Conrad is our biological child, that he has a genetic mutation," said Molly Grant of her 7-year-old son, who has achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. "We discussed that using the term small stature or little person is accepted and respectful, but midget is not respectful." Read More

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