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Cleft-Teen Frequently Asked Questions

Cleft-Teen is a place for teens and young adults with cleft palate and/or lip and/or other craniofacial anomalies to support one another. Anyone who was born with cleft palate and/or lip and other craniofacial anomalies is invited to subscribe to and post on Cleft-Teen. (NOTE:  This list is restricted to people ages 13 to 22-23 
who were born with a cleft and/or other craniofacial anomaly. Parents, siblings and other family and friends are encouraged to subscribe to Cleft-Talk.)

Cleft-Teen FAQ

This FAQ contains the following:

1. Information about subscribing and unsubscribing to Cleft-Teen
2. Rules for posting on Cleft-Teen
3. Topics discussed on Cleft-Teen
4. Information on how to post to Cleft-Teen
5. Information about the monitor/moderator of Cleft-Teen
6. Information on subscribing, posting, and unsubscribing to Cleft-Talk
7. Information on Cleft-Teen's affiliation with Cleft-Talk and Wide Smiles, Inc.

SUBSCRIBING AND UNSUBSCRIBING TO CLEFT-TEEN

To Subscribe:

Go to: http://www.egroups.com/group/cleft-teen

(formerly http://www.onelist.com/subscribe.cgi/cleft-teen)

Follow the prompts to subscribe to the list.

Additional Addresses:

Post message: cleft-teen@egroups.com
Subscribe: cleft-teen-subscribe@egroups.com
Unsubscribe: cleft-teen-unsubscribe@egroups.com
List owner: cleft-teen-owner@egroups.com

RULES FOR POSTING ON CLEFT-TEEN

1. No flaming 
2. No profanity 
3. No mentioning of names of doctors and hospitals 
4. Respect one another's feelings and opinions 
5. Have fun!! 

TOPICS ON CLEFT-TEEN

Medical
Self-esteem
Self-confidence
Humor
Appearance
Family
Friendships
Pen Pals
Pictures
Relationships
Fashion
Music
Books
Poetry
Movies
TV
Computers
Internet
School
College
Work

These are just some of the topics discussed on Cleft-Teen. 

POSTING ON CLEFT-TEEN

To post a message on Cleft-Teen, you must address your email to: cleft-teen@egroups.com

To respond to someone's email, you must address your email to: cleft-teen@egroups.com Or, click on the "Reply to" button of your Mailreader, and your software will automatically address your reply!

If you respond to just the person's email address, only that person will see your response. 

CLEFT-TEEN'S MODERATOR/MONITOR

Lisa Ann Hellwig is the moderator/monitor for Cleft-Teen.  She was born with a unilateral cleft lip and palate in 1961, and has had 6 cleft-related surgeries; lip repair, palate repair, skin-graft to cover the cleft in her aveolar ridge,  ear-tubes, and 2 nose revisions. 

If you have any questions about Cleft-Teen, you can email her directly at lhellwi@interraccess.com


SUBSCRIBING, POSTING, AND UNSUBSCRIBING TO CLEFT-TALK

If you haven't done so, please subscribe to Cleft-Talk. Cleft-Talk is a place for parents of infants and young children with cleft palate and/or lip and/or other craniofacial anomalies, individuals with cleft palate and/or lip and/or other craniofacial anomalies, and others who are interested in learning more about cleft palate and/or lip and/or other
craniofacial anomalies.

For more information on Cleft-Talk, please go to the following page:

http://www.widesmiles2.org/ct

CLEFT-TEEN'S AFFILIATION WITH CLEFT-TALK AND WIDE SMILES, INC. 

Cleft-Teen is affiliated with Cleft-Talk, which in turn is affiliated with Wide Smiles, Inc. Wide Smiles, Inc., is a resource dedicated to the sharing of information and support for all people whose lives are touched by craniofacial conditions. Joanne Green is the Director of Wide Smiles, Inc.

She is also the listowner of Cleft-Talk, and encouraged Lisa Ann to create Cleft-Teen. She is the editor of Wide Smiles Magazine, a 44-page magazine that is published four times a year. She is the mother of three children who were all born with cleft palates and lips. For questions and comments about Wide Smiles, please email Joanne at 
WideSmiles@aol.com

IMPORTANT REMINDER 

Please remember that Cleft-Teen and Cleft-Talk are NOT medical discussion groups. Medical advice will not be given out in either group. If you are having medical issues, please consult with your physician or other health care provider.


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