Perspectives, SIG 5, Vol. 2, Part 1, 2017
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This Part includes papers
addressing service delivery during transition of care for young adults with
cleft lip/palate, prosthetic management for velopharyngeal dysfunction, and
psychosocial risks of children with cleft lip and palate. The speech-language
pathologist’s role in appropriate transition of care for young adults with
cleft lip/palate is discussed. Two types of prosthetic devices used in the
management of velopharyngeal dysfunction are highlighted through case studies.
Ways to identify and manage known psychosocial risks in children with a cleft
palate are reviewed.
You will be able
- describe the components of a model of care for the adult with cleft lip/palate
- define the speech-language pathologist's role within the model of care when transitioning care of an adult with cleft lip/palate
- describe the typical
process of fabricating a palatal lift or nasal obturator in a patient with
- list the 3 strategies
used in evaluating velopharyngeal dysfunction when considering prosthetic
- list three common
psychosocial risks for children with cleft lip and palate
- identify two
strategies used to manage psychosocial risks in patients with cleft lip and
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