UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology



Dysphagia: information from Patient UK website

Dysphagia: factsheet from NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (US site)

Dysphagia: information from the NHS website

Support Groups

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
This is the homepage of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK. Although aimed at professionals, the site gives information on how to contact a speech and language therapist and produces a selection of leaflets and publications.

National Aphasia Association (US site)
A non-profit US based organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.

The Stroke Association
The Association works to prevent stroke through research and health education, and provides direct help for stroke people and their families through its community and welfare services.

Brain and Spine Foundation
Information on living with a neurological condition and on diagnosis. There are publications and resources. The useful glossary of neurological conditions (under 'Information and support') includes links to some other organisations as well as to Brain and Spine Foundation information.

Healthtalk: nerves and brain
Personal experiences of people living with various neurological conditions.

Neurological Alliance
Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury. Organisations are listed at https://www.neural.org.uk/our-members/, a good place to start if looking for information on those conditions. Site also includes information about living with a neurological condition, a glossary, and information about onset and diagnosis as well as a small set of real life stories.

NHS Inform: brain, nerves and spinal cord 
NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service, with the aim of providing the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.