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 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
The Blow Toys Kit is an oral motor planning activity kit designed for use with children with speech, breathing, and oral motor disabilities. This set includes a bear bubble toy, two silent blow toys, and one blow toy with sound to encourage prolonged blowing. Respiratory demands range from medium to difficult.
The Bubble Bear is a respiratory training activity designed for use with children with breathing, speech, or oral motor disabilities. Squeezing the belly of this plastic bear causes a plastic bubble wand to pop out of the bear's hat to create cascades of bubbles, encouraging breathing control and oral motor activities.
Breathing exerciser. For inhalation. Flexible tubing with mouthpiece attached to cylinder with ball inside. Inhale through mouthpiece, ball rises up. More vigorous the inhalation, higher ball rises.
Krazy Drinking Straws are designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. Available in sets of four heart straws or four happy straws (each set sold separately), these plastic straws are molded with the shape integral to the straw to encourage use and aid in developing oral motor control. OPTIONS: A set of eight connector straws is available.
The Mini Mighty Trumpet is a respiratory training activity designed for use with children with breathing, speech, and oral motor disabilities. This device includes a bubble wand and bubble liquiid and creates many bubbles with a quick breath and fewer large bubbles with slow breaths, encouraging breathing control and oral motor activities.
The Oral Motor Kit, model 1145, is a respiratory training activity designed to provide tactile, proprioceptive, visual, and auditory feedback for children and adults with severe physical, speech, or neurological disabilities. This all-inclusive kit include items to provide oral stimulation, help to strengthen the muscles in the mouth and face, and/or make feeding easier. The kit includes: Set of six whistles, vibrating teether, Tri Chew, Tuffy Chew, scooper plate, set of five Easy Spoons, a two-
The Oral Motor Set, model 2800, is a respiratory training activity designed to provide tactile, proprioceptive, visual, and auditory feedback for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. The set includes a flute, a recorder, a harmonica, a plastic whistle, a metal whistle, a cleaning rod, and two kazoos. The flute and recorder facilitate a gradation of respiratory and oral motor control.
The Pop-A-Bubble Music Wand is a combination oral motor and motor planning skill activity designed for use with children with speech, breathing, oral motor, neurological, or physical disabilities. This wand has a bug's head at the top. Using the included bubble solution, the child blows bubbles with the antennae. Catching a bubble on the bug's nose causes it to chirp one of eight tunes. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included).
Puff Ball Wizard is designed for use by children and adults working on improving their breathing for speech. The user is encouraged to use a range of breath capacities to blow through a straw and move three very different balls through angles into scoring positions on a sloping wooden frame.
The Rainbow Bottle is a breathing control exerciser designed for use by children with respiratory, oral motor, and speech disabilities. Blowing into the bottle causes string to spiral into the air and back through bottle which encourages prolonged blowing and visual tracking.
The Threshold IMT is a resistance breathing exerciser designed for use by individuals with respiratory disabilities. It provides consistent and specific pressure for inspiratory muscle strength and endurance training, regardless of how quickly or slowly the user breathes. The unit incorporates a flow-independent, one-way valve to ensure consistent resistance and features an adjustable specific pressure setting (in 2-centimeter H2O increments) to be set by a healthcare professional. When the user
The Whistle Kit is an oral motor planning activity kit designed for use with children with speech and oral motor disabilities. This set includes nine whistles, most with moving parts to stimulate both occular and oral motor skills, and one long tube whistle. DIMENSIONS: The tube is one foot long. COLOR: The tube is silver.