An association of people who work with dysphagia.
Our aims are to improve and promote care, education and research into swallowing disorders and swallowing physiology.

Who we are

The European Society for Swallowing Disorders is an international non-profit association aiming to improve the quality of care for those affected by swallowing disorders. The Society brings together health care professionals and researchers from multiple disciplines to promote excellence in care, education, and research into swallowing and swallowing disorders.


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ESSD Events

78th ESSD Livestream Webinar

From Bolus to Biomechanics to  what next? Do Pathophysiologic Models of Motor Control Apply to Swallowing? presented by Maggie-Lee Huckabee […]

79th ESSD Livestream Webinar

Paediatric Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study - Protocols, procedures and regional variations: A Systematic Quantitative Literature Review presented by Kelly Weir Register […]