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An easy to read booklet that explains how growth hormone deficiency occurs.
Discusses the most common form of the bone disorders chondrodystrophies which are associated with dwarfism. (Not Currently Available)
: Your child has been diagnosed with precocious puberty. This booklet has been written to help to understand more about normal as well as precocious (early) puberty. It will allow you to become more familiar with some of the medical terms you will hear and will address Deficiency issues and concerns shared by most parents. ( Not Currently Available)
The hows and whys of the missing X chromosome, and treatment with growth hormone. (Not Currently Available)
An informative overview of the Human Growth Foundation and how we help children with growth disorders. (Not Currently Available)
Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD), a congenital malformation syndrome involving underdevelopment of the optic nerve and the absence of a midline part of the brain, for which growth hormone treatment may be necessary. (Not Currently Available)
Click on the hyperlinks below for summary and comentary of the books below.Legend: (1) = Available in Spanish; (2) = Available to members of the Human Growth Foundation (individual/family : $35/yr)
Short and OK: A psychosocial guide for parents of short children.
Ready For School:
Advice for parents of pre-schoolers and school-aged children.
A Parent's Guide: A comprehensive guide to growth and development in children. (1), (2)
Growth Hormone Deficiency: What to Expect (Not available)
An overview of possible physical and psychological side effects of growth hormone therapy.
Turner Syndrome: (Not currently available)
An introduction to Turner syndrome in children
Short Stuff: A child's view of growth hormone Deficiency: (Not available; out of print.)