Tagged with:Young People

  • Comics from the Children & Young People’s Council

    16 Oct 2019

    With the help of comic artist Kev Sutherland, CLAPA's Children and Young People's Council have created a comic book for young people born with a cleft.

  • CLAPA Kids’ Sunshine Club: LAUNCH PARTY!

    2 May 2019

    CLAPA Kids' Sunshine Club has been created by seven-year-olds Sophie Mae Ria and eight-year-old Macey — along with the help of a few family and friends. They're hoping to meet lots of other children affected by cleft and their families at their special launch event and family fun day on Saturday 18th May 2019.

  • World Mental Health Day 2018

    10 Oct 2018

    Wednesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day 2018. Read more about how being born with a cleft can affect your mental health, and how CLAPA is working to support people like you.

  • Dr Christian Will See You Now: Cleft Patients Wanted

    17 Aug 2018

    ‘Dr Christian Will See You Now’ is returning for a third series on the W Channel (part of UKTV). They're looking for teenagers and adults born with a cleft to take part and help raise awareness of cleft in the UK.

  • Ben’s Story

    15 Jun 2018

    Ben's dad, Mark, got in touch with CLAPA to share how proud he is of his son, who was born with a cleft lip and palate in 2001.

  • Awareness Week 2018: Shirley-ann and Beth’s story

    10 May 2018

    Speaking to Beth, now ten-years-old, it’s clear that being born with a cleft has not held her back. She speaks cheerfully about school and is excited to tell her story. “I’m fine to talk about it at school if people ask,” she explains. “I don’t worry about explaining everything. I just tell them ‘this is something I was born with’.”

  • Over the Wall 2018

    8 Dec 2017

    With our residential weekends being in such high demand, we want to keep our community up to date with any opportunities that can help to make sure that the children and young people in the CLAPA Community have the chance to enjoy these kinds of experiences, even when there aren’t CLAPA-run residential weekends coming up in their local area.

  • CLAPA News 2017

    8 Dec 2017

    Welcome to our 28th annual magazine, packed full of stories and updates from all sectors of the CLAPA Community. Read it now online or order your paper copy.

  • Survey: 16-18 Year Olds With a Cleft

    12 Oct 2017

    Get a free £10 Amazon Voucher when you take part in this short questionnaire about your experiences of being born with a cleft lip and palate! Matthew is a researcher looking into resilience and how to help young people like you cope better with any challenges they face growing up.

  • Meet Zoe Bailey

    31 Oct 2016

    Meet Zoe Bailey! Zoe is going to be playing young Emily in IQ Network's upcoming film, Two Sides: A Cleft Story, and has kindly agreed to film a video diary for us!