Purpose of study:
The purpose of this study is to describe the early vocal behaviors of infants with cleft palate, before and after palate repair surgery, and to identify predictors of speech-language skills at 2 years of age.
Who can participate:
Infants with nonsyndromic cleft palate, ages 8-12 months, who have not yet undergone palate repair surgery.
What will happen during the study:
Parents will be asked to collect recordings of their babies sounds (vocalizations) and babbling before and after palate repair surgery and to have their baby complete a developmental screening, in addition to their regular Cleft Palate Team care.
Who to contact:
Adriane Baylis, PhD, CCC-SLP, 614-722-3895, email@example.com