CLCPCs and the Birth Defects and Autism Registry

While not all diagnoses are mandated to be registered, a majority of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial anomalies in need of services through the CLCPCs will need a registration to qualify for additional services.

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For Professionals

What Services Are Provided by CLCPCs?

Cleft Lip/Cleft palate Craniofacial Centers (CLCPCs) serve as state of the art centers for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children with craniofacial anomalies including (but not limited to):

  • Cleft Lip (unilateral or bilateral)
  • Cleft Palate
  • Velopharyngeal Incompetence
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Hemifacial Micromsomia
  • Deformational Plagiocephaly

Each CCLPC consists of a Core Team and Professionals available either in house or via consultant agreement.  The Core Team Consists of the following disciplines:

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Pediatrics
  • Dentistry
  • Orthodontia
  • Otolaryngology
  • Speech/Language Pathology
  • Audiology
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Team Members available either in house or via consultant agreement include: Anesthesia, Cardiology, Genetics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedics, Prosthodontics, Psychiatry, Radiology, etc.

Who is eligible for Services Provided by CLCPCs?

Children birth through 21 years of age with cleft lip and/or palate, craniofacial anomalies or velopharyngeal incompetence.

Last Reviewed: 3/22/2017