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Individuals with cleft lip and palate usually undergo surgery in infancy. Individuals who are not able to receive the proper reconstructive may benefit from a prosthetic device. This poster reviews the various options, their candidacy, and their effectiveness.
cleft lip, cleft palate, speech prosthesis, speech intelligibility
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Hughes, Alyssa, "The Effect of Prosthetic Devices on Speech Intelligibility in Individuals with Cleft Lip and Palate" (2015). Communication Disorders and Sciences Student Posters. 14.