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Cleft Palate Speech

As the classic reference on cleft palates for more than 25 years, 'the blue book' continues to be the single, essential source on cleft lip and palate for all members of the craniofacial team. This essential text provides a unique and comprehensive approach to cleft assessment, treatment, and management, with new and revised content that will keep you at the cutting edge of cleft lip and palate treatment and therapies.

Hardbound, 432 Pages

Published: April 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04882-8


  • Introduction: The Birth of a Child with a Cleft

    Section I: The Basic Physical Problems

    1: Cleft Lip and Palate

    Appendix to Chapter 1: The Genetics of Clefting

    2: Multi-anomaly Disorders

    3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Velopharyngeal System

    Section II: Physical Management

    4: Surgical Management

    5: Dental Management

    6: Hearing Disorders in Cleft Palate and other Craniofacial Disorders

    Section III: Diagnosing and Managing the Communication Disorders in Cleft Palate

    7: Communication Disorders

    8: Noncleft Velopharyngeal Problems

    9: Assessment of Speech-Language Problems

    10: Instrumentation for Assessing Velopharyngeal Function

    11: Treatment of Speech-Language Problems

    12: Physical Management of Velopharyngeal Inadequacy

    Section IV: Quality of Life

    13: Social, Psychological and Educational Issues



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