Resources to assist in building your dysphagia practice.
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, ASHA Support New Global Standardization of Diets for Swallowing Disorders
- International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative - The new global guidelines provide consistency for caregivers at all levels and safety for people with dysphagia.
IDDSI has the support of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). These standards also are being implemented across the globe, a multi-year process that started last year.
The U.S. is just starting the multi-year implementation, and it will require a phased-in approach to allow healthcare professionals and organizations to incorporate standards and terminology, as well as conduct training.
- Dysphagia Care and Related Feeding Concerns for Adults Self-Paced Clinical Course, 2nd Edition, American Occupational Therapy Association