Special Needs – Rickets

Special Needs Guide

Rickets also known as Osteomalacia or Vitamin D Deficiency: The most noticeable attributes of rickets include delayed physical growth, short stature and skeletal deformities such as bowed legs, pigeon or funnel chest, and scoliosis. Children may experience pain or tenderness in the bones of their arms, legs, pelvis or spine. They may also have delayed formation of their teeth or defects in the structure of their teeth.

Love Without Boundaries[1]


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Stories or Blogs from Families who have Parented a Child with Rickets:




[1] Love Without Boundaries – http://www.adoptspecialneeds.org/