Resources Links

The following Internet web sites are listed for your convenience. This is not all-inclusive, nor should it be considered an endorsement of the accuracy of, or support for, the information/views expressed in each site.

Maine Cleft Lip and Palate Program- Assisting Maine families with services and treatment for infants, children and youth with Cleft Lip/Palate
Telephone: (800) 698-3624 in Maine
(207) 287-4802

22Support Group Links External site disclaimer - National list of support groups

The International 22q11.2 Foundation External site disclaimer - Information and support for individuals and families dealing with 22q11.2

AboutFace External site disclaimer - Provides information and emotional support for individuals with facial differences and their families by linking people with similar experiences through a Peer Network.
Offers a newsletter and publications.
Telephone: (416) 597-2229 or 1-800-665-FACE

Cleft Advocate External site disclaimer - Online source for education and inspiration

Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) External site disclaimer

Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) External site disclaimer - Operates a 24-hour hotline assisting parents and adult patients with questions about cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial anomalies.  Distributes free educational publications, access feeding support.
Telephone: (800) 24-CLEFT

Wide Smiles External site disclaimer - WIDE SMILES was formed to ensure that parents of cleft-affected children do not have to feel alone. They offer support, inspiration, information and networking for families everywhere who may be dealing with the challenges associated with clefting.

Maine Parent Federation, Inc. External site disclaimer - An agency for parents, parent organizations and professionals to work together to serve children with disabilities and their families.
Telephone: (800) 870-7746 or (207) 588-1933

Child Development Services (CDS) External site disclaimer - The Child Development Services (CDS) system is an Intermediate Educational Unit that provides both Early Intervention (birth - two years) and Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE for ages three - five years) under the supervision of the Maine Department of Education.
Call above number for your local CDS site.
Telephone: (207) 624-6660

Disability Rights Center External site disclaimer - Disability Rights Center (DRC) is Maine's protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities. It is a non-profit agency independent of state and federal government.
160 Capitol St, Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
Telephone: (800) 452-1948  (207) 626-2774

Let's Go! External site disclaimer - 5210 Tips, suggestions, recipes to help give you the tools to get started on your journey to good health!

KidsHealth External site disclaimer - Site designed for parents, children and teens with lots of good advice and activities

AdoptCleft External site disclaimer– Adopting cleft affected children group website

Facing Maine External site disclaimer - Nonprofit that supports, connects, and advocates for persons and families with children affected by cleft and craniofacial conditions in the State of Maine.

Cleft Palate Bottle Web Sites

Dr. Brown's Bottles External site disclaimer

Special Needs Feeders (Haberman) Bottles External site disclaimer

Pigeon - Cleft Baby Bottles External site disclaimer

The Mead Johnson Cleft Lip/Palate Nurser External site disclaimer