Dr. Catherine Crowley of Teachers College, Columbia University presents on the identification and treatment of speech impairment due to cleft palate. Other topics include feeding, syndromes, and surgical repair.
This course, Cleft Palate Speech and Feeding, is a 5-day program that intends to provide speech-language pathologists and parents of children with cleft palate with essential strategies and information to maximize their ability to improve speech in children with cleft palate. This course forms part of the Smile Train initiative to provide exhaustive treatment after surgery to optimize the quality of live of patients.
This document gives target word suggestions for each phoneme of cleft palate speech therapy.
Sometimes children have to wait to have cleft palate surgery. This document explains what to do before the child is able to receive surgery to help develop their speech.
This document gives the most important questions to ask parents of children with a cleft palate during an interview.
This document describes the appropriate hierarchy of speech therapy for a child after they have received surgery to repair their cleft palate.