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cleft lip and palate

 

 

cleft lip and palate, It is a disease that occurs during the development of the baby in the mother's womb, due to various reasons, due to the fusion of the structures in the baby's facial region.

HOW DO CLEAR LIP AND PALATE CAUSE SPEAKING DISORDER?
Cleft lip and palate; It causes one or more of the structures such as lips, hard palate, soft palate, teeth, nose to be structurally damaged and these organs cannot perform the movements necessary for vocalization properly.

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A LANGUAGE AND SPEECH THERAPIST IN INDIVIDUALS WITH CLEAR LIP AND PALATE?

BWhat is the role of speech and language therapist in individuals?
In some clinics, experts are contacted during pregnancy and experts inform parents about what to expect. Speech and language therapist (DKT) is one of these specialists. DKT provides counseling, evaluation, guidance and therapy services to individuals and their families from birth to adulthood of individuals with cleft lip and palate. DKT, which can intervene in nutrition in the early period, evaluates language and speech as the baby grows, diagnoses communication, language and / or speech problems when necessary, and performs therapy; directs the family and the individual to the relevant specialists when guidance is required. DKT should also give guidance to the family, such as how to develop receptive and expressive language skills in the early period, and how to reinforce the production of certain speech sounds.

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