Straw Drinking Training Aid
ARK's Bear Bottle Kit for Straw Drinking
ARK's Bear Bottle Kit for Straw Drinking is a product designed for children with swallowing disabilities to safely drink liquids. Makes straw drinking easier. Special valve keeps liquid at the top of the straw, so only a small sip is required to drink. Good for beginning straw drinkers and/or those with a weak suck. Dishwasher-safe. Not recommended for carbonated beverages. Recommended for thin liquids (water, milk, juice without pulp, etcetera). Made in the USA.
ARK's Lip Blok® Mouthpiece (Standard)
ARK's Lip Blok® Mouthpiece (Standard) is designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to give them the ability to encourage tongue retraction and proper oral positioning. Prevents the straw from going too far back in the mouth. Naturally exercises mouth muscles. Users progress from yellow to blue to turquoise for increasing difficulty.
ARK's Straw Clips (10 Pack)
ARK's Straw Clips (10 Pack) is a product designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to aid them in drinking. ARK's Straw Clip helps manage difficult situations by holding the straw securely to the cup. No more "chasing" the straw around when trying to drink with this product. This listing is for 10 straw clips (clips only). Contains small parts that pose a choking hazard. Not for children under 3 years old. Users must be supervised at all times.
Drinking Straw Trainer
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with severe disabilities in transitioning from bottle feeding to straw drinking. The tip was cut off a pacifier and the pacifier was attached to a cup with a built-in straw. The remainder of the pacifier was kept intact to provide the needed tactile stimulation to aid the child in remembering to suck. MATERIALS: Pacifier and cup with straw. TOOLS: Scissors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. AUTHOR: Chambers, M. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that W
Gravity Feed Cup (Model 16T177A)
The Gravity Feed Cup, model 16T177A, is a gravity assisted cup designed for use by individuals who have difficulty drinking. This eight-ounce cup assists with drinking using gravity. Liquid intake is controlled by adjusting the position of the cup. A caregiver can position the cup to the desired level as the user sips the liquid through L-shaped straws inserted in the connector near the bottom of the cup. Twelve straws are included and replacements are available in supermarkets. This cup is hand
The SafeStraw™ is a drinking aid designed for individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities to use for sipping fluids. It can be used to help individuals with dysphagia and/or deficient oropharyngeal or oral motor skills drink safely. It cuts down on manually controlling liquid intake by squeezing a straw or spoon feeding. Assists with prevention of aspiration when drinking fluids. It is an oral training tool. Use Thin SafeStraw (White) for thin liquids and Thick SafeStraw (Blue) for
Special Needs Mr. Juice Bear Drinking Teaching Cup With 3 Straws