Also known as: Difficulty swallowing, Swallowing issues, Trouble swallowing
Difficulty swallowing is also called dysphagia. It is usually a sign of a problem with your throat or esophagus—the muscular tube that moves food and liquids from the back of your mouth to your stomach. Although dysphagia can happen to anyone, it is most common in older adults, premature babies, and people with problems of the brain or nervous system.

Providence Child Center provides a rich continuum of services for children with special needs. The center is home to: