Speech development is a major concern regarding children born with a cleft lip and/or palate. Even though corrective surgery of the lip and palate and therapy does help many children develop their speech to normal levels, some children can face significant speech impairments. By the age of five, “normal” speech has developed. In some children born with cleft lip and or palate, there are higher chances of speech delays. Children born with a cleft palate are have [...]
Research & Medications
We've collected research on medications that have been linked to craniofacial differences to give our families facts to discuss with treating doctors.Read about how medications can play a role in causing birth defects.
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