Check out these awesome projects created by and for clefties:
An Instagram account with an abundance of cleftie photos that share cleft/craniofacial journeys.
1 in 700
Zack (a cleftie photographer) is “traveling the world with the goal of photographing 700 cleft affected individuals to then create a fine art photography (coffee table size) book. This book will be a timeless piece of education for present and future societies as well as the current and incoming cleft community.” (Text via the 1 in 700 website)
Beth’s Cleft Lip and Palate
Follow and learn about Beth’s journey of having a cleft lip and palate. Beth shares some great thoughts on her cleft timeline, gives advice to both patients as well as friends and family, and keeps you up to date via a blog. Beth was also kind enough to share a story on Cleft Corner, which you can read here!
ACPA – American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
From their website: “The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) association of interested individuals and health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions.”
ACPA Family Services/CleftLine
This site has an abundance of information for families and individuals with clefts. (Note from Katie: I used to reference the Booklets and Factsheets a LOT.) The site is also the place to learn about and get a cleft teddy bear!