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:
    • 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:
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an online source for health information with pages for the public and healthcare providers.
  • American Stroke Association:
    • 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:
    • 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:
    • 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:
    • 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:
    • Visit the National Institutes of Health website for information on a wide variety of health topics, news releases, and research.
  • Administration for Community Living:
    • Learn about aging and disability in Americans and find resources to support community living for our older citizens.
  • Alzheimer’s Association:
    • Find information on the symptoms and treatments for Alzheimer’s and dementia, volunteer, and fundraising opportunities, support for patients and caregivers, and more.