Members of the ESSD are people involved in clinical care, research and the study of swallowing disorders.

Members have the right to vote and, after one year's membership, to run for election to the Board.

Members must be informed of the activities and decisions of the Society and can attend and participate in the courses and congresses and General Assembly and the association committees.

Members must pay the annual membership fee and support the aims of the Society. Membership fees are valid for the calendar year they were paid in.

Members can have online access to Dysphagia Journal, to Agora Educational Portal and to the members section of the ESSD website, with educational material such as recorded lectures and abstract books from the congresses and the members list.