Children with Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Cleft lip and palate are among the most common birth effects, occuring in one of every 500 to 1000 babies. Surgery and therapy are available to correct these conditions but may not be accessible for children in orphanages
Cleft Advocate Cleft Advocate is a one-stop resource for cleft patients and their families, providing education and understanding for dealing with the medical issues cleft patients face. This site also includes insurance and advocacy tips and the Family-To-Family Connection.
Cleft.ie The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland (CLAPAI), registered charity, is a voluntary group formed to provide support and information for parents of children affected by cleft lip and palate and those directly affected by the condition.
Special Friends Foundation The Special Friends Foundation aims to help not only the children but also their families. A goal of the SFF is to provide an information network of printed and Internet material that will allow parents to achieve an understanding of RTS within 24 hours of diagnosis.
The Smile Train The Smile Train, an international children's charity launched in 1999, is dedicated to helping the millions of children in the world suffering from cleft lip and palate.