Chapter 7: Information Sources
Section 3: Specific Disabilities – Information Sources
Subsection: Craniofacial Disorders
The Craniofacial Foundation of America (CFA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with facial deformities lead normal lives. Established in 1989, the CFA provides support for the Tennessee Craniofacial Center.
The foundation provides financial assistance for food, travel, and lodging expenses to qualified families traveling to the Tennessee Craniofacial Center for evaluation and treatment. It also provides networking opportunities for craniofacial patients and their families for the rights of those with facial disfigurement, and as a source for educational material on craniofacial anomalies.
FACES: The National Craniofacial Association is a non-profit organization serving children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial differences resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease.
FACES makes facial surgeries possible for children and adults across the United States by financially assisting patients and their families with travel costs for specialist care and surgeries. FACES also provides information and support for people with facial differences and operates a summer camp specifically for kids with facial differences.
myFace, formerly the National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction (NFFR), is a non-profit organization founded to address the all-too-visible plight of those with facial difference by assuring them access to the comprehensive and highly personalized team care at The myFace Center at the Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center (formerly the IRPS).