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Cleft and Craniofacial Resources

Cleft and Craniofacial Videos

Local Resources

Community Outreach Programs
The Barrow Cleft and Craniofacial Center seeks to create an environment for families to meet and share their experience and knowledge.  We welcome all ages and conditions to join us in our various programs. Please e-mail Laura.Takeuchi@DignityHealth.org if you would like to be including on our email list to be informed of events.

The Emily Center Family Health Library
The Emily Anderson Family Learning Center is a medical library for parents of children with health problems located in the outpatient building of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. They have a section of literature devoted to cleft and craniofacial disorders.

Raising Special Kids
Raising Special Kids provides information and support to families of children with disabilities and special health care needs in Arizona. Experienced staff lends an understanding ear and assist families in identifying and locating appropriate resources. Workshops offer training in a variety of skills including advocacy, effective communication and collaboration techniques.

National Resources

American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association (ACPA-CPF)
ACPA optimizes interdisciplinary care and outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions.
1-919-933-9044

ACPA Family Services
ACPA Family Services provides personalized support, education and resources for every stage of your cleft or craniofacial journey.
1-800-242-5338

Speech-Language Pathology Guides

These guides can help you care for your child after cleft lip and cleft palate surgery and also guide you through exercises to improve speech function.

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Learn More about the Barrow Cleft and Craniofacial Center

For more information or to request an appointment with a cleft and craniofacial specialist, please call (602) 406-3560.