The aims and objects for which the SSPA is established are:
Awareness – Encouraging, promoting and celebrating difference and the achievements and success of short statured people in all aspects of life.
Medical – Engaging with the medical and allied health professions for the betterment of all people of short stature and their families.
Education – encouraging all short statured individuals to fulfil their educational opportunities and aspirations.
Sport – promoting and creating sporting opportunities for people of short stature.
Arts – promoting and creating artistic, creative and cultural opportunities for people of short stature.
Psycho-Social – promotion of physical, mental and social wellbeing of people of short stature.
Communication – fostering of social contacts and friendships amongst people of short stature, their families and friends, to encourage support networks.