Tagged with: Adult Issues

  • Karen’s Story

    6 Jan 2018

    Karen was born in 1952 with a cleft lip and palate. Here in her own words she tells her story of growing up with a cleft, and returning to treatment as an adult.

  • Psychologists and Cleft: A look at the Role of a Clinical Psychologist in a Cleft Team

    12 Dec 2017

    On Saturday 8th July, Dr Kate le Marechal and I, both clinical psychologists from the South Thames Cleft Service (based at St Thomas’ Hospital) were lucky enough to be invited to speak at the inaugural CLAPA Adult Conference at the Ibis Hotel in Euston, London.

  • Vacancy: Adult Services Coordinator

    1 Nov 2017

    This exciting new grant-funded post will research and develop a programme of support services for adults born with a cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom.

  • Adult Services Secured with VTCT Grant

    10 Oct 2017

    CLAPA is thrilled to announce we have received a grant from the VTCT Foundation to fund an Adult Support Programme which will take place over the next three years.

  • Adults Conference

    10 Mar 2017

  • Changes to CLAPA’s Peer and Parent Support Service

    7 Nov 2016

    Our UK-wide support service for parents and adults with a cleft is now safer and easier to use than ever before.

  • Adult Voices Council: An Update

    22 Jul 2016

    An update from CLAPA's Adult Voices Council about their plans for the future, as well as a report from one of the Co-Chairs about a recent presentation he gave at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

  • Suzzie’s Story

    10 May 2016

    Suzzie was born with a cleft lip and palate in 1989. This is her story about growing up with a cleft, dealing with multiple surgeries, and how she learned to love what makes her unique.

  • Research: How do people affected by Cleft lip or Palate adjust into adulthood?

    18 Feb 2016

    Participants are wanted for a new study at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) which is looking to explore the psychological factors that contribute towards adjustment (good or bad) in adults born with a Cleft lip and/or Palate.

  • ‘My Face’ – A new show on Channel 4

    28 Jan 2016

    Channel 4 are putting together a new show with the help of Remarkable Television which is looking to build confidence and give tips and advice to people with a condition that affects their face. Whether you’re struggling with your self-esteem, brimming with confidence or feel somewhere in between, Remarkable Television would like to hear your story!