Awareness Week 2017

Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week 2017 runs from 6th-14th May! Visit our Hub to find out how you can help Raise a Smile this year.

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  • Awareness Week 2017 – What Have We Been Up To?

    As Awareness Week 2017 draws to a close, we look back on some of this week's highlights and how we'll be taking this forward throughout the next year.

  • Two Sides – Indy’s Story

    It was difficult watching my partner deal with her feelings of guilt over not being able to feed our daughter, and although we had been advised all was normal, I felt continual concern over Eva-Rose’s inability to feed - something just wasn’t right to me.

  • Scotland Family Fun Day - Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar (age 6-17 years)

    4 Jun 2017 11:30 - 4 Jun 2017 15:30

    Scotland Family Fun Day - Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar (age 6-17 years)

    For children with a cleft (age 6-17 years) their siblings and their parents.

  • Children and Young People's Council Meeting

    10 Jun 2017 12:30 - 10 Jun 2017 17:30

    Children and Young People's Council Meeting

    It's that time again! Our second CYPC meeting of the year and we're finally branching out of CLAPA headquarters! So instead of the office, It's going to be held at Hoxton Hall in East London which will give us a nice change of scenery! We will be doing some important work on the future of CYPC and where we want it to go, so come with you thinking caps on.