Center Projects

Connecting Smiles

Connecting Smiles is a family-to-family support program for families of children currently receiving care at the University of Minnesota Cleft & Craniofacial Clinics. This program matches parents of children with cleft and craniofacial conditions with an experienced mentor parent to provide informal emotional and informational support.

Families as Teachers

The Families as Teachers Program pairs graduate level nursing students with a family that includes a child with special health care needs.