Ark Butter Grip
Designed to promote proper finger positioning during writing tasks, the round shape of the Butter Grip serves as a tactile cue for the fingers to grasp. Holding a pencil/pen with the fingertips below the grip provides support for the web space and finger muscles during writing and coloring activities. Created for both left- and right-handed individuals, the Butter Grip can be used with standard pencils, pens and most adaptive writing utensils. At a diameter of 1 inch, this grip is recommended fo
Ark Tactile Balance Disc
The Tactile Balance Disc is made to be an addition to any sensory toolbox. Similar to the input provided by a stability ball, it activates the core muscles as an individual sits to improve strength, stability, and balance. This balancing act stimulates awareness for those with sensory issues and can facilitate with self-regulation and focus.
Ark's Tran-Quill Pen
The ARK Tran-Quill Pen combines two of their patented adaptive utensil tools: the Bite-n-Chew Tips and Z-Vibe vibrating utensil handle to help improve writing skills. Vibration aids in focus and concentration. The vibrations of the tool are felt in the hand, but do not affect the actual writing.
The Jumbo Grip
The Jumbo Grip is a large pencil grip designed to provide extended comfort and support up to the second knuckle. The grip accommodates both right- and left-handed individuals and encourages a natural pencil grasp. The grip was designed by doctors to relieve hand pain for all ages on pens and pencils.
The Writing Claw Pencil Grip
The Writing CLAW is designed to teach young children how to hold their pencils correctly. Its patent pending design features three sleeves that guide the pointer finger, middle finger, and thumb into the correct tripod grip. As a result, students can focus on good handwriting rather than the mechanics of holding the pencil. The CLAW is used in school settings and pediatric clinics and is often used to help children who have Autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, or gene
Ark's Weighted Pencil
ARK's Weighted Pencil is a writing tool recommended for individuals with sensory integration issues and/or undeveloped fine motor control. The weight and textured surface of the pencil provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand while writing. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity, and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pen/pencil.
ARK Therapeutic Cip-Kup Assembly (Model Cip-kupSAR)
The ARK Therapeutic Cip-Kup Assembly, model Cip-kupSAR, is a drinking bottle with a straw designed for individuals with oral motor difficulties. It features the Select-flow valve, which ultimately controls the fluid’s direction. When the user squeezes the bottle, the fluid will flow towards the top of the straw and remain there even after the user releases the bottle. The fluid will not flow back down, thereby decreasing the effort required to drink. Trimming the Select-flow valve will increase
The ARK Y-Chew is an oral motor tool designed for use by young speech and language therapy patients and therapists to help develop biting and chewing skills while decreasing sensitivities to textures. These solid-stem chewies feature a smooth “Y-shaped” handle that’s easy for the child (or therapist) to hold and a variety of textures on the upper arms of the “Y.”
Scented Textured ARK Chewies
The Scented Textured Chewy is scented multi-sensory toys meant for use by children who need oral and/ or tactile stimulation.The Chewies feature three bumpy, textured surfaces that provide oral-tactile stimulation, and can be used to calm children who need a fidget.
Right Size Bite Feeding Tool
The Right Size Bite Feeding Tool is a feeding tool that helps with a variety of feeding issues including taking bites that are too big, mouth stuffing, fast rate of eating, and helps eliminate the feeder being bitten. It is designed to be used by individuals 3 and up who have cognitive disabilities or autism spectrum disorder.
ARK Soft Textured Spoon Tip
The ARK Soft Textured Spoon Tip is a product designed for those individuals with neurological and eating disabilities to use as part of a sensory mealtime treatment plan. Promotes oral exploration. Made of softer material to promote light chewing. Spoon shape allows parent to integrate into feeding time. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Medical grade and FDA compliant.
ARK Hard Textured Spoon Tip
The ARK Hard Textured Spoon Tip is an oral stimulation product designed for those individuals with neurological and eating disabilities to chew on and wake up the mouth with vibration and texture while promoting therapeutic oral stimulation as well as to help the child along in feeding-related sensory development Features gentle tactile bumps to stimulate the tongue\ and lower lip. Size and shape of the spoon make feeding easy. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Medical grade and FDA compliant. D
ARK's Select-Flow Valves
ARK's Select-Flow Valves™ are drinking assists designed for individuals with oral motor difficulties to make drinking easier for them. It controls the direction of fluid so that liquid flows up into the straw, but does not flow back down, requiring less effort for user. Pack of 3, good for beginners. Decreases the effort to drink by keeping the straw full of liquid. Highly recommended for individuals who tend to aspirate or have difficulties generating and maintaining suction. It is not recommen
ARK's One-Way Straws 10-Pack
ARK'S Right Bite
ARK'S Right Bite is a feeding product designed for individuals of all ages with eating disabilities to allow a manageable amount of food per individual eliminating the risk of injury or accidental biting. Prevents mouth stuffing and encourages appropriate or the right amount of food intake. Helps individuals visually judge and practice appropriate bite sizes. Dishwasher-safe.
ARK'S Sip-Tip with Select-Flow Valve
ARK'S Sip-Tip® with Select-Flow Valve is a drinking aid designed for individuals with swallowing disabilities to maintain suction. Recommended for use with thin liquids such as water or milk, etcetera. Good for decreasing the effort required to drink. It features a special removable valve that keeps the straw full of liquid. FDA compliant. Dishwasher-safe. Trimming the tapered end of the valve opens up the flow, "honey" will work but will be harder to suck through the straw. "Pudding" does not w
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 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.
Polytubing Flexible Straws
Polytubing Flexible Straws are products designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to use while drinking. This polytubing is a durable, chewable, reusable alternative to traditional straws. It is the same medical grade tubing included with other ARK products. Sold in lengths of 3 feet - trim to the user's desired length. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Accessories sold separately.
Replacement Straws for ARK's Drinking Aids
Replacement Straws for ARK's Drinking Aids are products designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to be replacement ARK Therapeutic drinking straws. These are the replacement straws for ARK's Sip-Tip, Cip-Kup, and Bear Bottle (see product). Made in the USA. This listing is for a pack of 40 straws. All other straw accessories sold separately.
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 Sensory Bookmark / Fidget (3 Pack)
ARK's Sensory Bookmark / Fidget (3 Pack) is a product designed for those individuals with sensory processing disorder and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder to encourage tactile input. As a “bookmark,” it discreetly fits in with the rest of the user’s desk items without specifically standing out as a sensory tool. They can run their fingertips across four different textured sections - small bumps, larger bumps, straight lines, and diagonal lines. The lines have a mild feel while the bump
ARK'S SENSORY FIDGET SPINNER (BRICK)
ARK'S SENSORY FIDGET SPINNER (BRICK) is a multi-sensory toy designed for those individuals with sensory processing disorder and fine motor disabilities ages five and up to spin and use as a fidget aid. The fidget spinner is meant to be used for fidgeting or spinning, not for chewing. The “arms” of the spinner (the outer extensions with the tactile bumps on them) are technically safe to chew on - that part is made out of the same medical grade material as all of ARK Therapeutic’s other chews (tou
ARK'S SENSORY FIDGET SPINNER (NINJA)
The ARK'S SENSORY FIDGET SPINNER (NINJA) is a toy designed for children ages five to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder to play with. It is pocket-sized and can be spun with both or one hand. Spins silently for discreet use. It spins for about 10 seconds (depending on how it's spun) - not as long as most other spinners out there. The user wants to be actively interacting and playing with it. This keeps their hands busy and engaged. Each spinner is
ARK's Tran-Quill Writing Kit (Vibratory)
ARK's Tran-Quill® Writing Kit (Vibratory) is an educational kit designed for those individuals ages five and up with sensory integration disorder and fine motor disabilities to teach them how to write. The vibration, textured surface and weight of the handle provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand during writing tasks. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pe
ARK's Tran-Quill Vibrating Pencil
ARK's Tran-Quill™ Vibrating Pencil is a vibrating writing utensil designed for those individuals with fine motor disabilities and sensory processing disorder to work on their handwriting skills. ARK's Tran-Quill™ Pencil has a smooth, gentle vibration that provides sensory input to the hand without affecting the actual writing/drawing. The vibration, texture and weight of the handle can help increase focus and concentration, improve rote muscle memory, normalize writing speed, increase hand stren
ARK's Tran-Quill Vibrating Pen
ARK's Tran-Quill™ Vibrating Pen is a product designed for those individuals ages three and up with fine motor disabilities and sensory processing disorder to write with. This ideal sensory tool works on handwriting skills. ARK's Tran-Quill™ Pen has a smooth, gentle vibration that provides sensory input to the hand without affecting the actual writing/drawing. The vibration, texture and weight of the handle can help increase focus and concentration, improve rote muscle memory, normalize writing