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  • Word! Cleft Palate for Kids


    A cleft palate is a split in the roof of the mouth that some babies are born with.

  • When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents


    If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.

  • Word! Cleft Lip for Kids


    A cleft lip is a split in the upper lip that some babies are born with.

  • Omphalocele for Parents


    A baby born with an omphalocele has an opening where the umbilical cord goes into the belly. Some openings close on their own, but many need treatment, including surgery.

  • Treacher Collins Syndrome for Parents


    Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) refers to a group of facial features that some babies are born with. TCS causes distinctive abnormalities of the head and face, but doesn't affect intelligence or lifespan.

  • Word! C for Kids


    Welcome to the category of "C," where you'll find medical and health terms that begin with "C."

  • Speech-Language Therapy for Parents


    Working with a certified speech-language pathologist can help a child with speech or language difficulties.

  • Birth Defects for Parents


    Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.

  • Speech Problems for Teens


    Do you know someone who stutters or has another speech disorder? Find out how speech disorders are treated, how you can help a friend or classmate cope, and lots more.

  • Speech Impairments Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about students with speech impairments, and what teachers can do to help them succeed in school.