Tagged with: Adult Stories

  • Adult with a repaired cleft lip

    Sandra’s Story

    22 Jan 2016

    Sandra was born with a cleft lip in the 60s, and in 2014 underwent major surgery which included a septoplasty, rhinoplasty, an alveolar bone graft and a lip revision.

  • Jennifer

    From Cleft Clinic to Catwalk

    14 Jul 2015

    Jennifer, who was born with a bilateral cleft lip and partial cleft palate 18 years ago joined two others in modelling designer, Jasper Conran jeans.

  • Sue and her big brother in 1941

    By word of mouth

    4 Jun 2015

    Sue was born in 1938 with a cleft lip and palate, and has been kind enough to share her story with us, including her struggles with speech and confidence growing up in a time when there was very little awareness of cleft.

  • Scott’s Story

    13 Mar 2015

    Scott was born with a cleft lip and palate. His very proud mum has written about the first 24 years of his life to celebrate Scott graduating from medical school

  • Katherine’s Story

    19 Feb 2015

    Katherine was born with Pierre Robin Sequence and a cleft palate in the 80s.

  • My Cleft Palate and Speech

    23 Jul 2014

    I'm Natalie, and I'm 43 years old. I have had a long history of speech and communication problems right from the word go, when it became apparent that from at birth I would have problems with the speech.

  • Maz and her two children

    Maz Poole’s Story

    9 Jul 2014

    Find out about Maz Poole's experiences as the Norfolk and Suffolk Happy Faces Coordinator and a CLAPA Parent Contact.