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Hi, I’m Dylan and I was born with a Cleft lip and Palate, I am 10. I had my first two operations done when I was 3 and 6 months old, I don’t remember them obviously. I had my bone graft operation done in the Queen Elizabeth hospital in March 2017.Read more
27 Sep 2017 12:00 - 27 Sep 2017 14:00
We're really pleased to announce that Happy Faces Birmingham will meet for the first time on Wednesday 27th September and every last Wednesday of the month after that.More information
My final instalment deals with something that was really quite difficult although it all worked out well in the end. When I was 9 I went back to GOSH for an alveolar bone graft, the first operation I really can remember.
My name is Katharine and I am a PhD student at Kingston Uni. I am currently running a research study about resilience for children who look different because of a cleft lip or palate, and who are beginning secondary school in September 2017. My interest in research developed because of my work with children in education. I hope that this research will enhance our understanding of some of the challenges a child faces, especially starting secondary school. and promote self-worth.
7 Oct 2017 10:30 - 7 Oct 2017 16:00
Our first meeting of the Scotland CYPC for June 2017- June 2018.
8 Oct 2017 15:00 - 8 Oct 2017 17:00
We are looking forward to meeting lots of you at our next Happy Faces meet up in the North East of Scotland at coffee 'n' kidz on Sunday 8th October from 3-5pm.