It is often helpful for parents and caregivers of children with craniofacial anomalies to connect with others who are facing similar issues and challenges. The Cleft and Craniofacial Center suggests a variety of helpful resources.
Foundations and Organizations
- Cleft Advocate − an organization that educates families whose lives are touched by cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial anomalies
- Cleft Palate Foundation − a nonprofit organization dedicated to optimizing the quality of life for individuals affected by facial birth defects
- Ohio Department of Health
- The Smile Train − an international children’s charity dedicated to helping the millions of children in the world who suffer from cleft lip and palate