Transitioning From National Dysphagia Diet (NDD) to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI)
It can be confusing and overwhelming if a person has difficulty swallowing and a speech therapist recommends a modified diet or thicken liquids. SLPs recently used The National Dysphagia Diet (NDD), but many facilities are transitioning to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardized Initiative (IDDSI). This handout provides a visual comparison of the various diet levels to help with this transition for patients, care partners, and other medical professionals.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 202 KB.