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ERIC Number: ED177775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Bright Promise for Your Child with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate. Revised Edition.
McDonald, Eugene T.; Berlin, Asa J.
Intended for parents of children with cleft lip and cleft palate, the booklet provides an overview of the condition. Addressed are the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): prenatal development and birth defects (facial development); possible causes of cleft lip/cleft palate (common misconceptions, genetic factors, environmental influences); normal lips and palates; surgical repair (plastic surgery, prostheses, speech aids); eating problems; speech (stimulation techniques, speech therapy); effects on intelligence; hearing loss (otitis media); dental problems (malocclusion); and effects on children's personalities. Four sources of information are listed, and a glossary of 57 terms is appended. (CL)
National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 2023 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612 ($0.75 plus postage and handling, quantity prices available). Spanish version also available.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, IL.