Find resources and support for dysphagia patients and caregivers.

Anxious about a loved one’s or your own dysphagia diagnosis? You’re not alone. These expert organizations offer a variety of information, tools, and support for managing a swallowing disorder or the conditions that can cause one.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: asha.org

Suitable for both professionals and the public, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website provides resources for better understanding speech, language, and swallowing disorders, as well as hearing disorders. You can also find information on health insurance and tips on finding a SLP care provider.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an online source for health information with pages for the public and healthcare providers.

American Stroke Association: strokeassociation.org

Find information about stroke, life after stroke, and articles about stroke survivors and their family caregivers at this informative site for both healthcare providers and the general public.

ALS Association: alsa.org

Visit the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association website for information about Lou Gehrig’s Disease, resources and news for patients, family, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

Parkinson’s Foundation: parkinson.org

Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for Parkinson’s disease, as well as a variety of resources for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

American Federation for Aging Research: afar.org

Discover the latest research on aging, and find expert tips on healthy aging at the American Federation for Aging Research website.

National Institutes of Health: nih.gov

Visit the National Institutes of Health website for information on a wide variety of health topics, news releases, and research.

Administration for Community Living: acl.gov

Learn about aging and disability in Americans and find resources to support community living for our older citizens.

Alzheimer’s Association: alz.org

Find information on the symptoms and treatments for Alzheimer’s and dementia, volunteer, and fundraising opportunities, support for patients and caregivers, and more.