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.