Speech and language in the patient with cleft palate

Front Oral Biol. 2012;16:137-46. doi: 10.1159/000337668. Epub 2012 Jun 25.

Abstract

This chapter describes the normal development of speech and speech problems that may arise for the child born with cleft lip and/or palate. It describes current trends and the importance of multidisciplinary working in this complex field. The contribution of the speech and language therapist to the management of this population is considered.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cleft Lip / physiopathology
  • Cleft Lip / therapy
  • Cleft Palate / physiopathology*
  • Cleft Palate / therapy
  • Humans
  • Language Development*
  • Language Therapy
  • Speech / physiology*
  • Speech Disorders / etiology
  • Speech Disorders / therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency / etiology
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency / therapy