American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association

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Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

In this issue, ACPA Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama summarizes her time spent attending the 13th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies in Chennai, India.

The Smile Team Visits Raleigh, NC with a Gift for CPF

The Cleft Palate Foundation recently enjoyed a visit with Jordan Thorp of Gainesville, Florida and The Smile Team. When Jordan’s cousin was born with a cleft lip nine years ago, she decided to raise awareness and funds in her local community to provide care for children born internationally with clefts.

CPF Silent Auction Preview

Donated gifts from CPF supporters are arriving daily and will be on display for the CPF Silent Auction. This year’s auction will take place during the Annual Gala at ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting, 6:30 - 9:30 pm on Thursday, March 16 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

Changing Perspectives at ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association’s 74th Annual Meeting will be held in Colorado Springs, CO, March 13-18, 2017. This year’s event will focus on Changing Perspectives while exploring advances in research, clinical, and team-driven care of patients.

Exhibitor Spotlight: Face-To-Face Colorado

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Face-To-Face Colorado is proud to be a part of ACPA’s Annual Meeting this year. We are a Denver-based nonprofit dedicated to hosting events and providing education and support to families affected by cleft lip and/or palate.

Get The Most Out of ACPA in 2017

We want you to get the most of your annual membership in 2017. As a member, you are connected to the entire ACPA community as we work to create a world where individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions thrive.

ACPA’s Annual Meeting Onsite Registration

Advance registration for ACPA’s Annual Meeting has closed. Onsite and online registration will reopen on Sunday, March 12. All registered attendees will be able to make changes, substitutions, and/or additions once registration reopens.

Exhibitor Spotlight: Dash for Smiles

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Dash for Smiles is a local non-profit organization in Denver, Colorado. The organization was created in 2010 by three mothers of children with oral clefts. It was their desire to support other families struggling with the isolation and financial strain that often comes with having a child with a cleft.

ACPA Members to be Recognized at ACPA’s Annual Meeting

ACPA will recognize two members at this year’s Annual Awards Luncheon, March 16 in Colorado Springs. The Cleft Palate Foundation will also award their Leadership Award and Subtelny Speech Grant during the luncheon, and ASCFS will award their Kawamoto Best Paper Award.