Tagged with:Adult Issues

  • Adult Services Project

    5 Apr 2018

  • Dentists and Cleft: A look at the Role of Restorative Dentists in a Cleft Team

    17 Jan 2018

    As part of a cleft team, a restorative dentist will work with other specialists from different disciplines to provide the patient with a cleft lip and/or palate with necessary information, support, and care as they follow their treatment plan and consider their options from childhood into adulthood. This article is intended to offer insight into the role of a restorative dentist in treatment related to cleft lip and/or palate, and to highlight the dental treatment that people born with a cleft have access to.

  • Have Your Say: The CET Project

    17 Jan 2018

    Emma Southby, an experienced Cleft Nurse Specialist and a previous CLAPA Trustee,  is looking for interviewees for an exciting new venture to create new educational resources for health professionals across Europe.

  • 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.

  • 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.