Byt this is not only confusing but inaccurate. They did want respect and the chance to earn a living like all others with some handicap or physical difference. Because dwarfism is a specific medical condition, a dwarf can suffer from lots of physical and health problems. In most cases of skeletal dysplasia, such as achondroplasia, mental function is not impaired. Here's a preview of your question. Answered Feb 16, Dwarf has disproportionate features.
The head is often larger with strong features.
Midget vs. Dwarf
It can also be caused by malnutrition. A defining characteristic of dwarfism is an adult height less than the 2. Why not search on smallest person ever? Dwarf on the left, midget on the right. For a person with dwarfism, height discrimination can lead to ridicule in childhood and discrimination in adulthood. Pain and disability may be ameliorated by physical therapy, braces or other orthotic devices, or by surgical procedures.