2024 Swallowing Disorders Awareness Virtual Symposium

June 26, 2024

Recognizing National Dysphagia Awareness Month

2024 Registration Open

Registration is open for 2024 Dysphagia Awareness Symposium.
Location and parking details to be sent closer to symposium day​

 Attention: we are offering ASHA CEUs for in person participants only. Registration is limited.

Registration will close if room capacity is reached. Limit is 60. While this event is free, we encourage you to make a donation to the Stanford Team who are doing the Dysphagia Research Society's Dash for Dysphagia.

June is National Dysphagia Awareness month. Swallowing difficulties can occur to people of all ages and impacts one in twenty-five Americans annually. Dysphagia has the potential to dramatically impact the health and well-being of patients and their caregivers.

Learner outcomes

  • Participants describe evidenced-based use of thickeners in the management of dysphagia.
  • Participants are able to discuss strategies to increase patient adherence to dysphagia recommendations.
  • Participants identify strategies to minimize aspiration risk and complications in patients with dysphagia.


Target Audience

  • Speech pathologists
  • Otolaryngologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Individuals with or caregivers of patients with dysphagia.


Previous Years' Symposia