Apply for an ACPA 2019 College Scholarship

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA is now accepting applications for 2019 College Scholarships. Scholarships are available for students born with cleft or craniofacial conditions who will be rising freshmen or continuing college students at US-accredited institutions in Fall 2019.  Applications are due February 1, … Read More

New ACPA Family Services Website

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA is pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned www.cleftline.org. The new site is easier to navigate and offers new functionality: Users can enter their address to find the nearest ACPA Approved Team. The view educational resources, including booklets … Read More

New ACPA Bears are Coming

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA is pleased to announce that the “Cleftline Bears” are getting an upgrade. Since January 2001, over 15,000 custom-made GUND teddy bears have brought smiles to the faces of children as part of the Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) Cleftline™ Bears project. Now that … Read More

ACPA Spreads Awareness on WBTV

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Awareness, Family Services

ACPA Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama joined our friend Morgan Weintraub on WBTV Morning Break in Charlotte, North Carolina in early January.  This was an opportunity for ACPA to continue to talk about Wonder and how ACPA’s work with patients and … Read More

ACPA Participates in Kids First Workshop

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA was invited to join a Patient & Foundation Workshop informing the development of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program’s data resource center.  This program, commonly referred to as Kids First, is an NIH-funded initiative intended to generate … Read More

Together We are Stronger

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

Together we are stronger. That was the idea behind the merger of the Cleft Palate Foundation and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), two preeminent organizations dedicated to the treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial conditions. United under the ACPA … Read More