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Articles, References and Links
FOR PARENTS AND PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS

"Cleft Lip and Palate in New Mexico - Information for Parents and Providers"
Comprehensive booklet prepared by Dr. Luis Cuadros
            download pdf file

Cleft timeline (pdf file)  - shows where a child should be in treatment
            download pdf file

Dr. Cuadros website on cleft surgery
            link

Youtube TV news clip of Dr. Cuadros featured on KOAT news
            link

'Beyond Cosmetic Surgery' - article in Albuquerque Journal featuring Krista Sullivan and her son, Cody
            download pdf file

FOR SPEECH THERAPISTS

Cleft Palate Speech Evaluation - standardized form created by the New Mexico Cleft Palate center to assess, manage and follow children with cleft palate. Should be used by all SLP's in the course of evaluation and treatment.
             download pdf  file
             download doc file (for Microsoft Word format)

Parameters of Care for Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Cleft Lip & Palate 2007-
Standards published by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 
            download pdf file

Clinical Skills for Assessing Velopharyngeal Function - by John E. Riski, Ph.D. Speech Pathology at Children's at Scottish Rite.
excellent guide for evaluating a child with a cleft palate.
            download pdf file

Speech Evaluation and Treatment for Patients With Cleft Palate - by David P. Kuehn
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
            download pdf file

CLINIC FORMS

Cleft Lip and Palate Clinical Database form - used to keep track of all children seen. Includes demographic information, providers, problem list, contacts, and key cleft  paramenters of care. Our current database contains over 600 patients.
            download xls file (Excel spread sheet)

Nasendoscopy Reporting form -
            download pdf file
            download wpd file (WordPerfect document)

Video Speech Nasendoscopy Reporting form -
            download xls file (Excel spread sheet)

GENERAL INFORMATION AND ARTICLES

ACPA Parameters for Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate 2007.
            download pdf file

Priorities for Future Public Health Research in Orofacial Clefts 2007
           download pdf file

Salyer - Excellence in Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment
            download pdf file



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The NEW MEXICO CLEFT PALATE  CENTER
8232 Louisiana NE, Suite A,  Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
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