COVID-19 UPDATES

ASHA members' and volunteers' safety is our top priority, and we're here to help you during this uncertain time. Check for the latest updates and resources, including on telepractice. Please continue to contact the Action Center with any questions. Also note:

  • The ASHA National Office’s all-remote operations status is extended to at least June 12.
  • ASHA travel ban for staff and volunteers is extended to at least July 31 with the continuing proviso to not book any ASHA-related travel past that date for the time being.

Start Date for U.S. Implementation of International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) Announced

December 17, 2018

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) together support May 1, 2019, as the official launch date for International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) implementation in the United States. The announcement was made at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE 2018) in Washington DC.

Recognizing that total IDDSI implementation will take time and effort, the AND and ASHA are fully committed to supporting its members during their transition. Members are encouraged to frequently check AND's website and ASHA's website for additional educational opportunities/resources.

For additional resources and information on IDDSI, please visit the IDDSI website.


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