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A group of young people from CLAPA on an adventure holiday
  • Rachel’s Story

    It's the 9th March 2015, the day we have been waiting for. I had been induced two days prior due to high blood pressure, but today will be the day we meet our baby. The little baby we have been so desperately trying for for the past 3 years. We had our first child in 2010, a healthy (big) baby, Ella-Rose Corbin. She has been desperate to become a big sister for as long as I can remember; blowing out birthday candles wishing for a sibling that she could love, cuddle and feed. Today was going to be that day, except it's going to be a little different to how we had all imagined...

  • #FundraisingFriday: Leon Banks

    For this week’s #FundraisingFriday we really wanted to share this super cute story from Leon, who got in touch with a letter to tell us how he and his family chose to fundraise for CLAPA.

  • Parent Contact refresher training - Birmingham

    3 Sep 2016 11:00 - 3 Sep 2016 17:00

    Parent Contact refresher training - Birmingham

    As a Parent Contact you are the main point of contact for new and expectant parents affected by cleft who are seeking emotional support.

  • Family Fun Day - Crieff Hydro

    4 Sep 2016 10:30 - 4 Sep 2016 15:30

    Family Fun Day - Crieff Hydro

    For children with a cleft (age 3-17years) their siblings and their parents.