Shriners Children’s teams of specialists treat the physical, social, emotional and developmental challenges of craniofacial conditions like cleft palate to help children live full, healthy lives.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/07/Charlie-Gail-Cleft-Story
Facial clefts are one of the most common birth differences in the U.S. It can be a challenge for families to find education, resources, support and specialized treatment. Shriners Children's is here for you.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/10/Meet-Maverick
The Shriners Children's Boston craniofacial care team helps families navigate a cleft diagnosis.
The Springfield Shriners Hospital’s cleft lip and palate program has been recognized by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) as a fully-approved cleft lip and palate team.
Orofacial clefts, including cleft lips and cleft palates, are among the most common congenital malformations. “We offer top-notch multidisciplinary and longitudinal care to patients from prenatal to adult – regionally and internationally,” said Eric C. Liao, M.D., Ph.D.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/11/Cleft-Lip-and-Palate-Care-at-Shriners-Childrens-New-England
A chance encounter led Albany siblings to Shriners Children’s.
A mother shares her powerful story of two children with cleft lip and palate, alongside the children's doctor.
Shriners Children’s offers specialized facial and dental imaging (X-rays) for children with craniofacial differences. The painless process helps surgeons and doctors understand each child’s unique facial anatomy to plan treatment.
Facial clefts occur when the palate (roof of mouth) and/or lip does not form properly as a baby develops. Children typically require multiple surgeries and therapies as they grow. Shriners Children's offers multidisciplinary team care.
The following handout presentation was created by the speech language pathologists of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago's cleft/craniofacial team to explain how the speech and language skills of a child may be addressed in the home.