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  • #FundraisingFriday – Zidane’s First Birthday!

    Zidane was diagnosed with a unilateral complete cleft lip and palate during our 16 week gender scan when we found out we were having a boy. It was a lot to take in, learning he would have to endure numerous operations until roughly the age of 18. However, once the initial shock settled we were just excited to meet our beautiful boy and welcomed the challenges that would come with him (cleft or no cleft!!).

  • Staff Blog – Matt

    Even if you love your job, there are some mornings you just want to turn off the alarm and stay in bed. I wanted to quickly share with you my motivation for leaving the house every morning to come to work at CLAPA.

  • Happy Faces Birmingham Special Launch Event

    27 Sep 2017 12:00 - 27 Sep 2017 14:00

    Happy Faces Birmingham Special Launch Event

    We're really pleased to announce that Happy Faces Birmingham will meet for the first time on Wednesday 27th August and every last Wednesday of the month after that.

  • Fun Day for Young People at Blackwell Adventure

    1 Oct 2017 10:00 - 1 Oct 2017 16:00

    Fun Day for Young People at Blackwell Adventure

    Join us for day of fun and and games at Blackwell Adventure in Bromsgrove! The day is open to young people affected by cleft aged 8 to 15 It will be a fun day of outdoor activities such as zip wiring and obstacle courses and best of all you will get to enjoy the day with other young people like you, who are also affected by cleft.