“And it included terminology, words people weren’t using in their language.
Genital words—vagina, penis, orgasm, all of these things.”She quit her job at the IRS and has since become something of a sex education mogul.
On average, they are 4 feet tall with a wide range of difficulty in medical conditions.“When I speak regarding Little People,” Naccarato says, “there are Little People who don’t consider themselves disabled because they don’t have any really strong physical limitation—but most Little People do.
There is a variety, a spectrum.” Some have no medical limitations—they are just short. Typical issues that affect sex and sexuality include arms that are too short to reach and touch one’s genitals, hip rotation limitations that prevent the possibility of straddling, and severe spinal stenosis that can often result in paralysis from the waist down.“I have been involved with Little People of America since I was 9 years old and I have attended numerous conferences and workshops,” Naccarato says.
To her surprise, everyone was having challenges and all were excited to talk about it. She started with Little People of America, an umbrella organization that provides support to people of short stature, from information on scholarships and medical procedures to artist’s funds and specially designed kitchen appliances.