There are many organizations which provide information useful to dysphagia patients and their caregivers.
Many organizations provide information for dysphagia patients and their caregivers. Here are links to some you may find helpful:
American Speech and Hearing Association website for professionals and the public that provides resources to help understand speech, language and swallowing disorders, and hearing disorders. Information on health insurance is available as well as how to find a professional.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an online source for health information with pages for the public and healthcare providers.
Resource for the public and healthcare providers with information about stroke, life after stroke, articles by and about stroke survivors and their family caregivers.
The ALS Association website. Information about Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). Resources and news for the patient, family, caregiver and healthcare professional.
Information and resources for patient, caregivers and healthcare professionals about Parkinson’s Disease.
The American Federation for Aging Research website for the latest research on aging.
The National Institutes of Health website with information on health topics, news releases and research.
The Administrator on Aging website provides information on home and community-based services available to the elderly.
The Alzheimer’s Association website includes resources for professionals, caregivers and patients.