Raising Awareness

The National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders is committed to providing patient hope and improve quality of life for those impacted by dysphagia by raising awareness of this disorder. We help to raise awareness of swallowing disorders in many ways: newsletters, brochures, educational events, and more.

Newsletter-picClick here to sign up for “Small Bytes,” our e-newsletter.


Screen Shot 2015-02-16 at 10.36.00 AMCheck out our NFOSD Informational BrochureThese may be ordered to help spread awareness of swallowing disorders.


Capitol HillThe NFOSD has met with Congressional staff members in both the Senate and House of Representatives to raise dysphagia awareness and seek guidance on how to increase federal funding for swallowing disorder research. Click here to read more about this.


We raise awareness of swallowing disorders by hosting webinars to present the latest research and technology used for the treatment of dysphagia. For more information on our Dysphagia Webinar Series, please click here.


The NFOSD has reached out to over 50 university speech pathology programs to increase awareness at the student level. To read more about our university outreach, click here.