Tag Archives: Cleft Palate

SLP Corner: Parameters of Care – Cleft Lip/Palate

Editor’s Note:  July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month!   To learn more, visit NCCAPM.org for an excellent collection of organizations and resources on these conditions which affect thousands of infants, children, teens and aduts in the … Continue reading


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SLP Corner: Parameters of Care – Cleft Lip/Palate

Editor’s Note:  July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month!   To learn more, visit NCCAPM.org for an excellent collection of organizations and resources on these conditions which affect thousands of infants, children, teens and aduts in the … Continue reading


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New Gene Responsible for Cleft Lip, Palate Syndrome Identified

[Source:  Science Daily] An international team led by researchers from Karolinska Institutet has identified a new gene related to the Van der Woude syndrome, the most common syndrome with cleft lip and palate. The study is published in the scientific … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Voice for the Voiceless – Experience in Zambia

By: Sandra Carroll & Chrysty Sturdivant Co-Founders of Neonatal Therapy Solutions Last summer, we traveled to Zambia, Africa for a medical mission.  Of course, it was life changing, and the specific ways our lives were changed continues to be revealed.  … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: Cleft Palate And/Or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction: Assessment And Treatment

[Source] University of Michigan – Dept. of Speech-Language Patholgy Resonance is the quality of the voice that is determined by the balance of sound vibration in the oral, nasal and pharyngeal cavities during speech. Abnormal resonance can occur if there … Continue reading


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