Jump to navigation. I'm only 4'5 but have No health problems besides thyroid and cholesterol. Hi Lynda, It sounds like your health issues are managed, so no, unless you are ill and actually unable to work, you will not qualify. Hi there, Generally people with dwarfism would not call themselves 'midgets' and may consider the word offensive. I went ahead and changed the title of this thread, because obviously someone who was previously moderating the forum did not catch it. Dwarfism is a medical condition.
Little People of America defines dwarfism as a medical or genetic condition that results in an adult height of 4'10" or shorter. The legal size of a 13 year old midget is 3 foot tall. This varies slightly based on the state. There is no such thing as legal classification of midget. Selena Beaver.
Dwarfism , also known as short stature , occurs when an organism is extremely small. In cases of proportionate dwarfism , both the limbs and torso are unusually small. Intelligence is usually normal, and most have a nearly normal life expectancy.
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