What’s it like being a little person?’ I was touched without my consent and forced to apologize. I was so naive.’: Woman with Achondroplasia urges ‘I’m not a little person, I’m not a dwarf, I’m just Chandler’
Senior Capstone Presentation, 2019 – Chandler Crews Senior Capstone Presentation titled ‘How to Deal: Understanding How Married Couples Cope when Having a Child with Achondroplasia’
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2018 – Chandler Crews speaks at the Open Public Hearing portion of the May 11, 2018 meeting of the Joint Pediatric Advisory Committee and Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee. Source.
Carly Machen, 2017 – Chandler Crews, born with the most common type of dwarfism, undergoes several procedures to lengthen her bones. This short documentary shows the strength and perseverance of a person who uncontrollably faced obstacles since their childhood and how they rose above through faith in self and science. Produced by Carly Machen.
Growing Stronger, 2016 – Dr. Shawn Standard, Head of Pediatric Orthopedics at the International Center for Limb Lengthening answers your questions on limb lengthening for little people in episode 8 of Growing Stronger‘s LP Doc Talk program. Limb lengthening patient, Chandler Crews, also provides her perspective. Click here for more episodes of LP Doc Talk.
Little People of America, 2014 – Chandler Crews gives a speech titled, Limb Lengthening: Then vs. Now and My Experience at the first annual LPA Speakers Night at the 2014 Little People of America National Conference in San Diego, California.
Some people with dwarfism are turning to a controversial alternative: A surgery that can make them more than a foot taller. NBC 7’s Mark Mullen shares one patient’s journey, including the criticism she has received from her own community.
“Just a year ago, I was six inches shorter.” Doctors at Sinai Hospital have pioneered a limb-lengthening procedure that’s a radical departure from the traditional method.
A Little Rock teenager who underwent a controversial leg lengthening surgery is opening up about her experience.