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An Unforgettable Experience

An Unforgettable Experience

  Cleft Palate Therapy Cleft Palate Therapy Group at Neiva Military Base Helicopter Rides in Neiva Being in Colombia has given us the opportunity to witness the impact that parent training has on children with cleft palate speech. We have been providing parents...

A Lesson About Love

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Of all of the things that we have seen, love is by far the most prominent. From parents who travel 4-5 hours one way to come to therapy each day, to parents who are fostering children with extremely involved exceptionalities, to the...

Prepping for Palates and Parents

May 16, 2015 Group Outside Hospital in Neiva Group outside Hospital in Neiva After working ten hours yesterday, including collaborating with doctors and other professionals to determine whether the clients needed secondary surgery, we were ready to get started on...

Our Last Hurrah

1/14/15 Hi all! Annie and Sam back again, reporting on our last full day in Addis. We started our day at the Joy Autism Center, part of the NIA foundation and the first school for children with autism in Ethiopia. The Joy Autism Center was founded 13 years ago by...

Cleft Palate Training Day 5: Goodbye For Now

1/13/15 Gregorian —– 5/5/2007 Ethiopian With sadness and a lot of laughter, we wrapped up our cleft palate workshop at Yekatit 12 Hospital today! The morning started off in typical fashion, with a dynamic lecture by Dr. Crowley on detection and treatment of submucous...

Cleft Palate Training Day 4: Operation!

Another day at Yekatit 12 for cleft palate training.  We had another wonderful class/lecture in the morning featuring interactive role-playing between TC students and the rest of the class.  The TC students role-played as patients while the other students acted as...

Cleft Palate Training Day 2: Getting To Know You

1/10/15 Gregorian – – – – 5/2/2007 Ethiopian Greetings! Early this morning we met with our Ethiopian, Kenyan, Nigerian, and Ghanaian colleagues to initiate day 2 of cleft palate training and clinic. Josh, Lisa, and Jayne began by creating video...