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My child has a cleft palate. Will she need speech therapy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Marsh
Surgery - Plastics
9 doctors agree

In brief: Cleft speech therapy

Most, but not all, children with a surgically repaired cleft palate will need some speech therapy.
A smaller number will need a second operation plus speech therapy to achieve normal speech. The goal is to have normal speech before starting first grade.

In brief: Cleft speech therapy

Most, but not all, children with a surgically repaired cleft palate will need some speech therapy.
A smaller number will need a second operation plus speech therapy to achieve normal speech. The goal is to have normal speech before starting first grade.
Dr. Jeffrey Marsh
Dr. Jeffrey Marsh
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Dr. Eulogio Galvez
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

You did not specify whether your child had surgery or not.
I cannot give you informative answers because informations you gave were incomplete.

In brief: Depends

You did not specify whether your child had surgery or not.
I cannot give you informative answers because informations you gave were incomplete.
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry

In brief: Maybe

If it is fixed, things should end up okay.

In brief: Maybe

If it is fixed, things should end up okay.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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