American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association

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Registration for the 73rd Annual Meeting is Now Open

Join us as we go ALL IN on cleft and craniofacial care. Visit the 73rd Annual Meeting website at for details and a link to register. We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta.

January 2016 is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

The 2016 National Birth Defects Prevention Month theme is, “Making Healthy Choices to Prevent Birth Defects - Make a PACT for Prevention.” Healthcare providers can encourage parents-to-be to make a PACT for birth defects prevention by taking a number of steps.

Americleft Speech Project: A One-Day Listener Training Workshop

This all day session provides instruction and hands-on opportunities to practice rating the severity of cleft-and VPD/VPI-related speech parameters (hypernasality, audible nasal emission, hyponasality) and overall speech acceptability, as used in the Americleft Speech Outcome Project.