When choosing food thickeners or pre-thickened beverages, please consult with your health care professional as to what product is
appropriate for your individual needs, as viscosities vary between manufacturers.

Learn More About Dysphagia

Locating a Speech Pathologist that Specializes in Dysphagia

The professional organization of speech pathologists, ASHA, certifies those who have completed a rigorous course in Dysphagia diagnosis and treatment. These Board Certified speech pathologists can be located on the following ASHA.org webpages:

    Thickener Charts

    Red Flags

    Eating Assessment Tool

    Use this assessment to help measure swallowing problems.

    The National Dysphagia Diet (NDD)

    The National Dysphagia Diet: Standardization for Optimal Care is the current best practice that describes food and beverage levels for the Dysphagia diet. 

    Health Conditions Impacted by Dysphagia