For further resources, please see the Dysphagia section of our Working in Less Resourced Settings guide.

General dysphagia information:

Video of a basic swallow

IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative)

NICE Oral Health Scale

Websites for professional bodies:



Dysphagia resources in other languages:

La Dysphagie (Dutch/French)


Reflux Severity Index

GERD and reflux in infants

NICE guidelines for reflux management

Nutrition and Hydration:

Hydration for children

Stroke care:

Stroke care at home

Training Resources:

Working with children with Eating and Drinking difficulties (MAITS)