The Ableware Flo-Trol Vacuum Feeding Cup, Replacement Lid with Button - Bag of 3 is designed to control drinking speed for individuals who have trouble grasping or swallowing. The device works by pressing a rubber air release button to enable drinking liquid without raising the head. The button releases a small, controlled amount of liquid. Fluid will not spill from the cup even if it is lying on its side.
The Ergo Mug is an easy to hold cup has an extra wide handle and grooved gripping surface. A small finger rest opposite the handle allows it to be lifted with both hands reducing the risk of spills. Graduation markings and translucent plastic make it easy to see how much fluid is consumed.
The ABLEWARE Halo Cup is a pedestal cup with a large handle designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This dishwasher-safe 6.5-ounce cup has a wide halo base to provide stability, and the handle eliminates the need for gripping.
The ABLEWARE HandyCup is a twin handle cup designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This dishwasher-safe eight-ounce cup has two handles and extra-wide base for a secure grip and stability. An angled design provides space for the nose and eyeglasses, making it possible to drink with little or no neck movement. COLOR: Transparent.
The Adjustable Overbed Bedside Table is designed for individuals who are confined to a bed for a substantial period of time. For instance, those persons with lower extremity disabilities and walking disabilities, or those who sustained a brain injury or individuals recovering from a stroke. Multipurpose table top. Can be used for eating, writing, working/watching movies on your laptop, reading, etc. Top tilts 45 degrees in either direction. Raised rim helps keep items from sliding off. On rollin
The Anti-Spill Drinking Cup, model F74547, consists of a drinking cup and holder that attaches to any flat surface with Velcro strips. The 8-ounce plastic cup features an open handle and a snap-in top with 1-inch wide hole for sipping. This top piece is reversible for use by left-handed individuals. The cup fits into the supporting well which has a disc of Velcro fastener hook material attached to the bottom. Two 1.5-inch strips of Velcro fastener loop material are supplied for attachment to any
The Artho Thumbs-Up Cup is a twin handle cup designed for use by children or adults with hand disabilities or arthritis. This cup is equipped with a thumb rest above each handle for stability and easy lifting. Available with or without a lid, the cup is fabricated of lightweight, insulated plastic, is microwave and dishwasher safe, and holds eight fluid ounces. OPTIONS: A replacement lid is available. COLOR: Beige.
Arthro Thumbs-Up Cup with Lid is designed for those with decreased grip strength, wrist pain, hand deformities, or who have trouble keeping wrists in a neutral position. The design keeps the cup steady and the double-walled, graduated design allows users to drink without spilling.
The Beaker with Holder & Lid is a cup with holder and spout designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. The cup is made of polycarbonate and has a polypropene holder with a large D-shaped handle. The polypropene lid is equipped with a spout. The cup is heat insulated and is suitable for hot or cold liquids.
Boon SNUG Universal Silicone Sippy Lids are designed for children with grasping disabilities, autism, or learning disabilities. The child is able to grab the cup without spilling its contents. The lids fit over any regular cup with a 2.5 inches–3.75 inches diameter and instantly prevents that cup from spewing its contents when knocked over.
The Children's Doidy Cup is a twin handle cup designed for children with upper extremity disabilities. Made of dishwasher-safe rigid polypropylene plastic, the cup is angled and has a "leaning" shape to reduce the need for head and neck movement while drinking. Proportionate twin handles provide a secure grip. This cup holds 6.5 ounces.
The Caring Mug is a twin handle cup designed for use by people with limited grasp or hand strength. The 8-ounce plastic mug features a wide stable base, twin handles, and a removable feeding spout lid and is dishwasher safe.
The Clear Ergo Mug is an easy to hold cup with an extra wide handle and grooved gripping surface. It is intended for users with decreased grip strength, wrist pain, hand deformities, or who have trouble keeping wrists in a neutral position. A small finger rest opposite the handle allows the user to lift with both hands, reducing the risk of spills. Graduation markings and translucent plastic make it easy to see how much fluid is consumed.
The clear Nosey cup is a nose cutout glass designed to mininmize neck extension while drinking for individuals who have trouble tilting their heads back. It also promotes proper chin tuck. The cup is dishwasher safe and holds eight ounces. COLOR: Varies.
Create A Morning Chart is a do it yourself product designed for children with sensory processing disorder to give them visual and written prompts. This helps if a child has trouble with transition and initiation. It improves focus and attention as well as prevents meltdowns.
The Crystal Glass with Snorkel Lid, model 1123, is a plastic glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. This plastic glass features a snap on snorkel lid that regulates the flow of liquid. The glass is dishwasher safe and can hold eight ounces of liquids. Replacement lid are available.
The Cups with Sleeve, model H74600, are non-breakable frosted plastic cups with a sleeve attached to it for inserting either pre-formed or flexible handles to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity or strength to drink independently. The handles can be shaped to fit individual needs such as two handles, one handle in the shape of a palmar cuff, etc. All components of the cup are dishwasher safe.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized cup for a young adult with developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and vision impairment. After experimentation, a physical therapist determined the length of a cup from which the user could drink safely. A Doidy cup, which is used to teach babies how to drink from a rim rather than a spout, was adapted to allow the user to easily hold the cup. New handles were created that are 3 centimeters away from the cup rather than the curre
The Dignity Mug is a twin handle cup designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity tremors or limited hand dexterity. The Dignity Mug's design is intended to permit multiple grip positions. The user can grasp the outside of both handles, slide his/her fingers through both openings, or grip the body of the mug directly. The mug holds 8 ounces. OPTIONS: Available as a set of two or four.
Dining Out: A Guide for the Adult with Swallowing Problems, by Robin Angell M.S. CCC-SLP and Barbara Prakup M.A. CCC-SLP, is designed for those who have dysphasia or swallowing problems and is intended to make dining out a more pleasant, social experience. This book outlines how to choose restaurants and menu items, highlights restaurant types from fast food to family restaurants and Italian cuisine to ethnic foods. Gives possible menu options using the National Dysphagia Diet Levels for each me
The Double-Handled Mug is a twin handle cup with spout designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities and/or swallowing disabilities. This 10-ounce mug is equipped with handles large enough to accommodate adult fingers. The drinking spout in the included lid prevents spills. This cup is afe for dishwasher, microwave, and autoclave. COLOR: Clear with white lid.
The Drinking Aid with Flow Regulator, model H74581-0000, is a plastic glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. It allows caregivers to dispense hot and cold liquids at any rate. This feeding glass features a soft, rubber silicon feeding nozzle, capable of holding an ounce of food at one time, and a food reservoir that has a plunger that forces the food through a side port into the feeding nozzle.The flow of fluid can be controlled by covering or unco
The Drinking Cup, model HA-4262, is a cup with spout designed for use by individuals with grasping, swallowing, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plastic cup holds 250 milliliters and has a long mouthpiece. DIMENSIONS: 175 millimeters high. WEIGHT: 38 grams. COLORS: Green, blue, pink, or clear.
The Drinking Straw Holder, model 1126 is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or amputation, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. Designed for use with all straw sizes, this device consists of a spring clamp that attaches to the edge of a glass, and a steel retainer that holds the straw in place. The device is latex free.
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
Drinking Straws, model 6791, are extra long, flexible polyethylene straws and may be cut to the length desired. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long.
The Drinkup Hands-free Drinking System is designed for use by people with grasping, fine motor, upper extremity, severe physical disabilities and upper extremity amputation. The system has three main components: a polycarbonate jug with cover; a food-grade PVC fluid tube and straw with a silicone rubber CamelBak bite valve; and a polypropylene and fiberglass base into which the jug is secured. The base has an adjustable arm to position the straw and bite valve. The open end of the tub is inserte
The Drinkup Travel Light is a wheelchair drink holder with a long straw designed for people who have lower extremity or mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury and grasping, fine motor, upper extremity, severe physical disabilities or upper extremity amputation. The Drinkup Travel light consists of a water bottle cage with a bracket so it can be attached to the backrest frame of a wheelchair. It has a semi-rigid flexible arm that extends upward past top of backrest and forward around to the
The Dysphagia Cup is a cup with a large handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and swallowing disabilities. This lightweight cup features an extended handle that accommodates gripping with the entire hand or with the thumb only. The design of the cup promotes tucking the chin toward the chest which allows time for the normal swallowing mechanisms to work. The design also helps prevent liquids from escaping at the lips and directs liquids to the center of the mouth. Nose clea
The Easy Grip Cup is a lightweight cup designed for use by individuals with limited strength and reduced gripping capabilities. The conical shape makes the cup easy to grip and hold for individuals with both small and large hands. The cups stack for storage, and can be used with hot and cold liquids.
The Easy Grip Cup is a cup with finger grips designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This cup is light and easily held. It features three areas with textured, slip resistant finger grooves on opposite sides of the cup. The cup is made of BPA-free polypropylene plastic and holds 12 ounces of a cold or hot beverage or food. It is for indoor or outdoor use, and it is dishwasher and microwave safe. The product is sold in sets of four cu
The Easy Grip-"IN" ZT-Cruiser Mug is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. These 16-0unce mugs feature an internal handle that enables the hand to fit through the mug, eliminating the need for grasping. Other features include an easy open/close lid lever, a 360-degree rotating lid, an adjustable drinking spout, and a non-slip rubber grip base. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 7.75 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Red chec
The Ergo Cup is a cup with a large handle designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, cognitive or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This ergonomically designed cup features a grooved gripping surface for ease in handling and a small finger rest opposite the handle to provide added stability and help reduce spilling. The cup holds 9.5 ounces of cold or hot beverage. It is dishwasher and microwave safe. An optional wide spout lid (see separate record) is available. COLOR:
The Ergo Lid is a lid for a cup with a spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities or other upper extremity disabilities. Designed to be used with the Ergo Cup (see separate entry), this lid features a large angled spout to prevent spillage. The lid is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. COLOR: White.
The Ergonomic Assistive Mug is designed for users with upper body disabilities or grasping difficulties that make it difficult to hold a cup or drink without spilling. Its large handle and ribbed sides are designed to prevent spills. Small lip on the opposite side of the handle allows the mug to be lifted with both hands. Can be used with how or cold liquids. Is made of very dense, strong plastic.
The Etac Cup With Holder and Lid, model 1125, is a glass holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. Made of polypropylene this holder is latex free and can be held either by the handle, or by slipping the hand between the handle and the holder. Features include lip for a second hand to lend support, and a snap on lid with spout. The lid seals against the inside of the cup.
The Extra Long Drinking Straw is a drinking straw designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or swallowing disabilities. This straw has four flexible sections, two in the center and one near each end to allow the user to bend it to the position needed for best access. The straw can be cut with standard scissors to shorten it to any length that will work best for the user. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long with an inside diameter of .35 inch. COLOR: Natural.
This Extra Long Flexible Drinking Straw is designed for those individuals confined to a wheelchair or a bed. With its ability to bend in three places, the user may drink while laying down in bed, or from an upright position when sitting in a wheel chair so that those persons will not have to strain their neck, trying to reach the straw, and with this product the individual will not have to hunch down.
OPTIONS: Sold in package of 10 or may buy a set of 50 in bulk.
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These Straws come in a package of 20 straws that are compatible with Enable Marts Sip and Puff Switches, which help individuals with severe motor disabilities who cannot operate switches otherwise. Activated by a sip or puff.
EZ Fill is a device that aids in filling containers, such as a glass or cup. The aid hangs on the edge of the container, and when liquid fills to about one inch from the top, the device produces a signal, alerting the user.
The Feeding Cup is a cup with spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. Recommended for people who cannot use standard drinking cups, this eight-ounce cup has a mouthpiece that accepts a straw or that can be used for drinking directly without dribbling. Placing a finger on the air vent in the lid controls the flow of liquid. The cup is dishwasher safe to 125 degrees.
The Feeding Cup, model H74595, is a 7-ounce cup featuring a cross dam near the nozzle to prevent contents from spilling when the cup is tilted forwards for drinking. Side handles provide a secure, two-handed grip. DIMENSIONS: Cup is 3.5 inches in diameter x 1.5 inches deep; nozzle has a 7/16 inch inner diameter.
The First/Then Board are designed for children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and behavioral issues to improve focus and prevent meltdowns.
The Flexi Cut Cup is a nose cutout glass designed for use by individuals who drink without neck extension. The liquid is visible through the translucent cup and the one- and two-ounce models are flexible enough to be squeezed to change the shape of the lip during assisted drinking. The seven-ounce model is designed for independent drinking and is stiffer. All models are top rack dishwasher-safe (dry without heat). COLOR: The one-ounce model is pink; the two-ounce model is blue; and the seven-oun
The Flexi-Cut Cups are designed for people with motor disabilities to help promote proper cup drinking during initial independent drinking. Generously cut-out rims help children who are beginning to self-drink, are limited in oral-motor skills and range of motion, or need assistance in drinking. The cut-out design of these flexible plastic cups promotes drinking without neck extension. Cups can be gently squeezed to change the shape of the cup lip and control and direct liquid flow easily. Desig
The Flo-Trol Convalescent Vacuum Feeding Cup is designed to control drinking speed for individuals who have trouble grasping or swallowing. The device permits dribble-free drinking without the need to sit up or raise the head. The user controls the flow of liquid by placing a finger over the vent hole in the cap. The design reduces the amount of spilled liquid should a mishap occur. The hole in the mouthpiece is large enough for a straw.
The Flo-Trol Vacuum Feeding Cup is a plastic glass and lid with a spout designed to prevent any spillage from the container, even if the cup is lying on its side, while allowing drinking when the vacuum button is pressed. Available with a rubber air release button to enable drinking liquid without raising the head; pushing this button releases a small, controlled amount of liquid. The cup is also available without the rubber plug and intake can be controlled by placing a finger over the air ven
Gnaw Straws are sipping straws for kids (or adults) who need additional oral motor activity. These drinking straws are made from soft, chewy flexible tubing that can be used for drinking, blowing, sipping, chewing, biting or fidgeting. Strengthen blowing skills by placing a cotton ball at the end of the Gnaw Straw and try to blow it across the table. Develop sucking skills and strength by trying to suck the cotton ball towards the straw while inhaling. Gnaw Straws create warm up activity for the
Graduated Pitcher is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities or mobility disabilities. The graduated pitcher is easy for the user to pour the water or solids without spilling them.
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 Hand to Hand Mug With Spout Lid is designed for those with grasping disabilities, Parkinson’s or for individuals who do not have steady hands especially while drinking. The ribbed or contoured shape of the mug makes the ability to grasp or hold it with one or both hands. It's large handle is large enough for large hands to grasp it comfortably. Also designed to hold hot and cold liquids at a constant temperature. Top rack dishwasher and microwave safe. Not returnable.
HandSteady Mug is a cup with a rotatable handle designed for use by individuals with hand tremors, arthritis, weakness or limited dexterity. Is helps to reduce spills and makes drinking easier. While drinking a hot beverage, the rotatable handle keeps fingers from being burned. The rotating handle means you can lift it to your lips without twisting your wrist, tilting your head, or raising your elbow. It stays upright and steady if the user’s hands shake. It can be used in a reclined position a
The Hydrant Replacement Tube and Mouthpiece is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities. The water bottle is designed to handle and keep liquids within easy reach and can be attached to wheelchair and hospital beds. It includes a 44-inch long drinking tube with a mouthpiece and a clip for attaching the tube to clothing.
The Hydrant Sports is a drinking bottle is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities. It enables those with poor grips to easily hold and drink beverages with no assistance needed. The ergonomic indentations allow for a comfortable grip.
The Independence Cups and Mugs are cups with lids and large handles designed for use by individuals who have difficulty grasping conventional cups or who have drinking and swallowing disabilities. All models hold hot ot cold liquids and are institutional dishwasher safe. Each cup or mug comes with a feeding spout lid and a non-splash lid; both lids also accept standard straws. Made of polycarbonate, model PSC55 is a ten-ounce clear cup with a large inverted L handle. Model PSC52 has a standard m
Independence Drinkware with Interchangeable Lids Tumbler with Flow Lid is designed for people with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. Is made of translucent polypropylene, to allow monitoring of hot and cold liquid intake. Lids are interchangeable among all beverage containers providing versatility and practicality.
The One Handled Clear Cup, model 1455, is a large handle cup with spout designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. Made of translucent polypropylene this clear cup is designed to monitor hot and cold liquid intake. The cup is unbreakable and comes with spouted and anti-splash lids. They are microwave and dishwasher safe up to 228 degree Fahrenheit. DEMINSIONS (HxW): 3 x 4.5 inches.
The Independence One-Handled Clear Cup is designed to use by people with upper extreme amputation or disabilities. Is is made of translucent polypropylene to allow monitoring of hot and cold liquid intake. Lids are interchangeable among all beverage containers providing versatility and practicality.
Independence Drinkware is a cup designed for individuals with dysphasgia to help them drink with little sips and to prevent spilling. It has interchangeable lids. Is durable and made to allow monitoring of hot and cold liquid intake. Lids are interchangeable among all beverage containers providing maximum versatility and practicality. 10 ounce Independence Drinkware with interchangeable lids tumbler with flow lid is BPA (bisphenol A) free, microwave safe and dishwasher safe to 228 degrees Fahren
The Independence Two Handle Clear Mug is designed to help caregivers monitor liquid intake. The double handle mug comes with the anti-splash lid and the feeding spout lid, and both can be used with a drinking straw. The mug is made from clear polycarbonate to allow monitoring of hot or cold liquid intake. It is dishwasher and microwave safe.
The Inglis Drink-Aide is a cup with holder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have limited upper body movement. Designed to enable independent hands-free drinking, this unit consists of a 28-ounce insulated water bottle; a long flexible, vibration-resistant drinking tube; and a universal clamp. The clamp enables the unit to be attached to a bed, a wheelchair, etc. OPTIONS: Extra drinking tubes.
The Insulated Cup and Insulated Mug, models 16031 and 16020, are a cup and mug designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Each drinking vessel holds cold or hot liquids and comes with a spill-proof lid. The cup holds 8 ounces of liquid and the mug holds 12 ounces. Both are made of high- impact plastic. COLOR: The cup is dark blue with a white lid and the mug is white with a black lid.
The Insulated Mug, model 1121, is cup designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. This foam insulated, high impact mug holds 8 ounces of hot or cold liquid and is dishwasher safe. A snap on snorkel lid is available to regulate flow. The mug is latex free and must not be placed in a microwave.
The Insulated Mug, model 161T59, is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. This mug is made of high impact thermoplastic with foam insulation and a large loop handle, and holds hot or cold liquids. The outside remains cool even when filled with hot liquids. Spills are minimized by the snap-on lid that also regulates flow. COLOR: Mauve with white top and black handle.
Keep-It-Up is a soft, cushy grip that is designed to help infants hold a bottle while preventing tipping and leaking. It can be used by infants with weak arm and grasping strength while working on holding their bottles during feedings. Keep-It-Up expands to fit most bottles.
The Kennedy Spillproof Cup (K-Cup) is a cup with a lid and large handle designed for use by individuals who have difficulty holding standard drinking glasses. The lightweight plastic cup features a large inverted L-shaped handle for right- or left-handed use and a screw-on lid with a hole for disposable straws. The dishwasher-safe and autoclavable cup can be used in a reclining position, holds seven ounces of warm or cold liquid, and accepts any standard straw. COLOR: Natural or light blue.
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 Last Straw is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or amputation, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. It includes a modular positioning hose, which attaches to the back of any seating system, using a quick release mini-wedge mounting system, and a removeable tube, which functions as the straw. The tube is fed through the modular hose which positions it in front of the user while the other end (which can be cut to length) i
The Little-Spill Drinking Cup is a cup with a lid designed for individuals with disabilities affecting swallowing and drinking. This eight-ounce frosted plastic cup is equipped with a deep-dished lid with two small holes designed to permit controlled flow of liquid during drinking and to prevent spills.
The Lollacup is designed for ease of grip by little hands, and its handles can be removed to make it cup holder compatible. The valve-less design is an alternative to spill proof cups that have valves which make it difficult for young children to drink from and for parents to clean. This construction allows for the promotion of correct mouth postures, aiding those with speech delays and oral malformation. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches length x 4 inches width x 8.2 inches depth. WEIGHT: 4 ounces. COLOR:
The Long-Spout Feeding Cup is a glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. The lid fits into the transparent plastic cup and permits air to enter the cup as liquid is removed, but prevents leaking if the cup fals on its side. Top-rach home dishwasher safe, this cup can be used for hot or cold liquids and has finger grooves for a secure grip. This cup holds 7.5 ounces with gradations at 100 and 200 milliliters.
The Long-Spouted Cup is a cup with spout designed for use by children and adults with drinking and swallowing disabilities. Designed for use with hot or cold liquids, the molded plastic cup has circular grooves to fit the fingers for a secure grip. The spout in the lid has a valve which permits air to enter the cup as contents are removed, but prevents fluid from leaking.
Maddak Handy Cup is designed for use by individuals with limited grasping and fine motor disabilities associated with arthritis, stroke or spinal cord injury. It is a two-handled transparent cup with extra wide base which provides a secure grip and stability while reducing the occurrence of accidental spills. Its unique angled design provides space for nose and eye glasses while making it possible to drink with little or no neck movement.
Maddak Pediatrics Doidy Nosey Cup is designed for use by children with drinking and limited upper extremity strength and coordination. There are handles on each side for a secure grip. The angle provides space for nose and eye glasses, while making drinking easier and more controlled.
Maddak Pediatrics No-Tip Weighted Base Cup is a two-handled cup with weighted base and rounded corners which are ideal for pediatric use. It is self-righting even when released from a lying position. It comes with a clear plastic, dish-shaped lid with two holes to let fluid flow into the dish for drinking.
The Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray is a easy release ice tray designed for use by people with grasping or fine motor disabilities of the hand, including arthritis. The Magic Touch Tray has 14 oval depressions, each of which is filled with water and frozen. The shape of the depressions resembles an egg cut lengthwise. When the water has frozen into ice cubes, the user can press on the end of an individual cube to make it stand erect so the cube can be easily grabbed and placed in a glass. The tray is
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to drink independently. A retracting arm, tubing, adhesive and a tennis ball make up the drinking aid which fits onto a wheelchair.
COMMENTS: This mechanized drinking aid is designed for someone who has severely limited hand/upper extremity use (such as those with muscular dystrophy or ALS) and couldn't normally drink independently.
The Medi HydraPak is designed for to provide healthy, continuous hydration for users with lack of mobility or dexterity. Medi Pak hydrating system puts the chair or bed-ridden user back in control. Simply fill the bag and hang it anywhere with S hook (included) — the lengthy tube and patented grip provide easy access while the bite valve makes drinking on demand simple and safe in any position. A multi-day fluid intake guide on the bag lets caretakers monitor 3 days of fluid intake levels. Hydra
The Melaware Eating Aid Cup, model H74513-0000, is a pedestal cup designed for persons with limited grasping ability. The design of the cup allows the user to slip the thumb and index finger around the cutout at the base, which rests against the palm of the hand to stabilize the cup when drinking. CAPACITY: 6.5 ounces.
The Modular Cup System is a cup with a holder and a large handle designed for use by children and adults with grasping disabilities. The components of this system snap together in a variety of ways to meet the specific needs of the user. This clear cup holds hot or cold liquids and comes with a holder, a T handle, and a U-shaped handle. OPTIONS: A lid set with a flat lid and a long-spouted lid and a set of three, two-ounce weights to stabilize the cup for users with tremors are available separat
Mother’s Third Arm is an adjustable cup and bottle holder that can be used by children and adults with limited arm and grasping strength. The user is able to access cups and bottles held with the Arm’s adjustable Velcro strap. The Arm has an easy-to-use clamp and a flexible tube that can be positioned in a variety of angles. It can be attached to wheelchairs, tabletops, strollers or highchairs.
Mug1 + Base, model 16102, is a cup with a non-slip base designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This spill-proof thermal mug holds hot or cold beverages and double-walled construction helps maintain the temperature. Resilient seals ensure no leaks or spills if the mug is knocked over. The mug has an ergonomic handle with a rubber grip for right- or left-handed use. Two curved openings for drinking conform to the shape of the mouth. The rubbe
The Nose Cutout Cup, model HA-4260, is a nose cutout glass designed for use by individuals who have difficulty tipping back the head or extending the neck. The cutout fits around the nose when drinking. This cup holds 237 milliliters. WEIGHT: 27 grams.
The Nosey Cup is a nose cutout glass designed for use by children and adults with head and neck or drinking and swallowing disabilities. This cup has a nose cutout so that drinking requires little or no head movement. Available in four, eight, or twelve-ounce sizes, this glass is dishwasher safe.
The Nosey Glass is a nose cutout glass designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury or stroke. Made of translucent plastic, this glass holds eight ounces and has a textured grip surface and a cut-out section for the nose area to allow the user to drink without having to tilt the head.
The Whiplash Nosey Cup is a nose cutout glass designed for use by children and adults with head and neck or drinking and swallowing disabilities. This cup has a nose cutout so that drinking requires little or no head movement. Since the cup is clear, both the remaining liquid and the position of the lips and tongue can be observed. This glass is dishwasher safe and autoclavable. DIMENSIONS: 4 7/8 inches high.
One-Way Drinking Straws, model HA-4266, are drinking straws with valves designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. These straws have one-way valves which stay filled with fluid even after the straw is removed from the user's lips. The valves reduce the effort required to drink and the amount of air ingested. The straws have adjustable clips to secure the straw on cups or glasses. DIMENSIONS: Each package contains one 10-inch and one 7-inch straw. WEIGHT: 9 grams.
The One-Way Straw is a drinking straw with valve designed for use by children and adults with drinking and swallowing disabilities. These straws feature a valve that prevents liquid from flowing back down the straw once the lips are removed; it also prevents sucking air through an empty straw. The set includes two straws and clips to secure the straw to the glass. DIMENSIONS: One 10-inch and one 7-inch straw.
The Oralflo Pill Swallowing Cup is a cup with pill holder designed for use by children (ages four and up) and adults with autism, stroke, dysphagia, Down Syndrome Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, visual impairments or who otherwise have difficulty swallowing pills. This cup is designed to allow the natural swallow reflex to ingest medications. The Oralflo cup's snap-on lid has a specially designed ribbed spout. Users simply place the pill inside the spout and tip the cup back, drinking as they no
The OXO Good Grips 360-degree LiquiSeal Travel Mug is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities or arthritis. A 360-degree opening all around the lip of the mug allows drinking from any direction. This mug holds 12 ounces and features double wall construction and three silicone seals to prevent spills. This mug has a button in the center of the top that can be pressed to allow the liquid to flow for drinking and pressed again to re-seal the top. Avaiable
The Pediatric Drinking Cup with Two Handles is a twin handle cup designed for children with upper extremity disabilities. Made of polypropylene plastic, the cup has proportionate twin handles provide a secure grip. This cup holds 6 ounces and is dishwasher safe on the top rack.
The People Feeder, model H74581-0001, is a plastic glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. It allows caregivers to dispense thick soups or pureed food at any rate. This feeding glass features a feeding nozzle that holds one tablespoon of food and and a food reservoir that has a plunger that forces the food through a side port into the feeding nozzle. The soft silicon rubber nozzle can be squeezed to control the flow of food into the person's mouth
Plastic Drinking Straws, model 6049, are straws with a flexible neck which stays in place after bending. Each straw is individually wrapped and disposable.
The Plastic Handle Cup is a T handle cup designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. Home diswasher safe, this 12-ounce mug has a T-shaped handle that accommodates a variety of grasps. COLOR: Assorted (no choice).
The Plastic Handle Mug, model 1120, is a T-handle cup designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This 12-ounce mug is designed to accommodate those with limited manual dexterity.
The Provale™ Cup for Stroke and Dysphagia Patients, model RM058T, is a drinking cup designed for use by persons who had a stroke or patients who have dysphagia or individuals who have trouble swallowing. These cups deliver “small swallows®" of thin liquids with every drinking motion. This reduces risk of liquid aspiration, commonly known as “going down the wrong pipe.” Preset the portion of liquid dispensed from 3 milliliters to 15 milliliters. Ergonomic handle for secure grip. good nose cut to
Providence Spillproof Container Independence Two Handle Plastic Mug is designed for people with fine motors disabilities and tremors. It has crystal clear construction which allows the contents to be seen at all times. It is a drinking cup designed to be easily picked up and held. It has a wide base which makes it easy to set down without tipping or spilling and comes with two specialty lids to suit every need.
The Quart Carton Holder is designed to make pouring easier for use by individuals with grasping difficulties. Put carton in holder and instantly have handle to facilitate pouring.
Replacement Lids for Sure Grip Cup is a lid specially designed to allow the user to control the flow of fluids even when lying down. This reduces the risk of choking and promotes independent drinking reducing the need for caregiver assistance.
Brik Paks, Resource® Thickened Beverages, are color-coded, 8 ounce containers of pre-thickened beverages in two consistencies, made especially for those with difficulty swallowing, or for those with dysphagia, to encourage maximum fluid intake. Thickened juices. Thickened dairy drink. Thickened water. No refrigeration required – shelf life up to 12 months. Sold in cases of 27 Brik Paks.
The Reusable Drinking Straws are drinking straws designed for use by individuals with swallowing or upper extremity disabilities. These long straws come in two varieties; flexible polyethylene and rigid plexiglass. The rigid straws are .125 and .25 inches in diameter and can be heated with a heat gun and reshaped as desired. The later can be used with soup. The flexible polyethylene straw is designed with a 3/16 inch diameter hole. These straws are reusable and can be cleaned with soap and wate
The Reusable Straws are drinking straws designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and swallowing disabilities. Available in rigid plexiglass or flexible polyethylene, the straws come in packages of three. The plexiglass straws can be heated and reshaped as desired. The flexible straws can be cut to the desired length. The plexiglass straw and the flexible straw with the quarter-inch hole are suitable for soups and thick liquids. DIMENSIONS: All straws are 18 inches long. The plexiglas
RiJe Dysphagia Drinking Cup automatically dispenses a limited portion of liquid each time it stands in its upright position. Once the portion is withdrawn and the cup put upright, it delivers another portion within 2-3 seconds. Built-in regulator allows adjusting portion size before the cup is filled with liquid. The RiJe Dysphagia Cup allows for controlled portions to be consumed directly from the cup rim or through a straw. Portion volume can be adjusted within a 3ml to 15ml range. The nose cu
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation which allows users with dexterity and fine motor skill disabilities use a teapot safely and easily. The Rocking Teapot is a beautifully crafted porcelain teapot and wooden/chrome tipping stand. Individuals with weak and/or numb hands can pour a cup of tea from a heavy teapot safely. Future modifications could include the ability to heat the water in teapot whilst still sitting in its stand, thus removing the challenge
The Self Adjusting Straw Holder is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or swallowing disabilities. Designed to keep any drinking straw steady, this aluminum holder has a self-adjusting ring and clips on the side of any plastic drinking container, water bottle, or cup by sliding the holder under the straw, attaching it over the edge of the drink, and sliding the holder onto the drink. DIMENSIONS: Holds any size drinking straw from .25 to .75 inch in diameter.
This do-it-yourself simple cup holder for a wheelchair combines the most practical components of each type of holder (hard shell and soft bodied). This new cup holder retains its shape while being used, has an opening wide enough to allow easy placement and removal of a cup, and has enough resilience to survive being regularly smashed into various hard objects. The individual’s cup that is used everyday is measured and the angle needed to hold it was determined and a simple pattern was created.
The Skidtrol Non-Skid Dinnerware is a set of non-skid plates and bowls designed to eliminate accidents caused by sliding dishes. These molded melamine plates, bowls, and cups have non-skid rings on the bottom to prevent sliding even on an incline. All pieces are dishwasher safe. Each piece is available separately: Dessert/Salad Plate (H74504-0001), Cereal Bowl (H74504-0003), 9-ounce Drinking Cup with Handle (H74505-0004), and 14-ounce Transparent Tumbler (H74504-0005). DIMENSIONS: Dessert plate
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Sluice prototype allows individuals suffering from arthritis or having limited upper body strength to easily dispense beverages without supporting the full weight of the liquids in their containers. Designed to accommodate a variety of standard containers from cartons to 2 liters to gallons jugs, Sluice was developed through extensive prototyping and user testing.
The Soft Nosey cup is a nose cutout glass designed to mininmize neck extension while drinking for individuals who have trouble tilting their head back. The cup also promotes proper chin tuck. Molded of soft plastic for easier grasping, this cup is dishwasher safe and can hold up to eight ounces.
The Spill-Not Cup Stabilizer, model F74544-0001, is a drinking cup with a holder/base designed to keep drinks in an upright position and to avoid spills. The unit will hold an 8-ounce paper or foam cup or a drinking glass. The hexagonal base features a well to position the cup. It is molded of polypropylene and is autoclavable at 250 degrees Fahrenheit. DIMENSIONS: 3.25 inches across the flats of the hexagon; the well is 2 1/8 inches in diameter. COLOR: Bright yellow to provide increased visibil
The Spillproof Cup is a cup with a large handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This dishwasher-safe lightweight plastic cup has a screw-on lid with an opening for a straw that prevents spills even when turned upside down. The 7-ounce cup can be used for hot or cold liquids and features a large inverted "L" handle that can be used right- or left-handed.
The Straw Holder is designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. One end of the holder clips to any glass or cup; a hole near the other end accepts a standard drinking straw (not included) and keeps it upright and in position.
The Straw Holder is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and drinking disabilities. This clip-on device mounts onto the edge of any glass or cup to keep a drinking straw in position. The device will fit any straw under 3/8 inches in diameter.
The Straw Holder, model F74562, is designed to keep a straw in position for drinking. The device consists of a plastic clip which mounts onto the edge of a glass. These holders are sold in bags of 6.
The Support de verre (Glass holder) is designed for users with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. The glass holder is intended to assist the user hold or lift the device. This makes it possible for the users to stabilize the glass with minimum strength.
The Sure Grip Cup has a special designed lid that makes it possible to drink without the need to raise the head. The flow of fluid can be controlled by sipping on the mouthpiece or by placing the fingers over the vent holes in the lid, if the user does not have the sucking ability. The cup promotes independent drinking, reduces the need for caregiver assistance, enables the user to drink while lying down and reduces the risk of choking. Spill-resistant even when tipped over. Ergonomic design is
The Hydrant is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility as a result of back surgery, neurological disorders or spinal cord injuries. Its goal is to allow individuals to independently reach for a drink without calling for assistance. The Hydrant's unique, one piece, cap/handle/clip attaches securely onto beds, chairs, wheelchairs, car seats, belts, rucksacks, bikes, desks, etc. giving the user instant access to fluids allowing them to drink at any time without assistance. The user
The Wedge Cup is designed for use by individuals with dysphagia or other swallowing disorders. It has a fully adjustable flow control that regulates the continuous output of liquids, from normal flow to greatly reduced delivery, allowing the patient to comfortably and easily drink at their own pace. It is constructed of polypropylene plastic and is safe for home or institutional use.
The Thumbs Up Cup with Spout Lid is a functional and lightweight cup for individuals with decreased grip strength, limited wrist motion, wrist pain, hand deformities, or who need to keep their wrist in a neutral position. The ergonomic design increases leverage of the hand and aids in raising the cup to the lips without wrist motion. The thumbs-on grip reduces the possibility of spilling due to trembling.
The Tip Cup is a weighted cup designed to right itself automatically if knocked over or set down on an angle. The cup has two handles, a weighted base, and rounded corners. The cup comes with two spill-proof lids: one is clear and dish-shaped with two holes to let fluid flow into the dish for drinking; the other lid is molded polyethylene and has a raised mouthpiece. The 6.5-ounce cup may be washed in warm water.
The Transparent Mug with Drinking Spout, model F74596, is a drinking cup with a wide base, two handles, and a lid with a drinking spout designed to let air slowly into the mug as the user is drinking from it. The mug may be used with or without the lid. Both pieces are dishwasher safe. CAPACITY: Holds 8 ounces. DIMENSIONS: Overall width is 5.1 inches across the handles; height, including spout, is 3.9 inches.
The Transparent Mug with Lids and Two Handles is a twin handle cup designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and drinking disabilities. The clear plastic cup features two large handles and a wide base and a spouted lid and a spill-proof lid. The mug is dishwasher safe and holds up to 10 ounces. OPTIONS: A set of replacement lids is available.
Transparent Mug With Two Handles And Lid is designed for people with grasping and fine motors disabilities. Is made of clear, high-strength plastic with dual handles for a secure grip. It has wide base that helps prevent tipping. It comes with white spouted lid. Can be used with or without lid. Spout directs the flow of liquid.
Two Handle Snorkel Cup is designed for people with grasping disabilities. A clear plastic mug that has double handles to ensure a strong grasp. It has wide cup base which is tip resistant to decrease likelihood of spills. A straw can be inserted into the spout lid or the spout can be sipped from like a straw with the air hole used to regulate flow of liquid.
This Universal Adaptive Drink Holder is designed for individuals who have limited or no grip, persons with disabilities that negatively affect their fine motor skills, a person with a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, someone who has arthritis or had a stroke. With the Universal Adaptive Drink Holder the user can drink independently. This product has a curved handle and can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, cups & glasses of all different shapes, sizes and
The Weighted Insulated Mug is a weighted insulated mug with a top that is designed for individuals with shaky upper extremities that have difficulty when it comes to drinking. This product controls tremors as it weighs enough to keep the mug stable, prevents tremors for those with Parkinson's or other disorders which cause hand trembling and keeps drinks hot and cold. The wide handle is large enough for large fingers to grasp the mug. The detachable lid has a slightly raised lip at the opening.
The Wheelchair Cup Holder is a wheelchair drink holder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This holder can be attached vertically or horizontally on the right or left side. Side opening enable the unit to accommodate mugs with handles.
Whistling Straws are drinking straws designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. These plastic straws (sold in sets of six) can be used for drinking and for whistling to aid in developing oral motor control.
The Wonder-Flo Cup, model 1252, is a eight-ounce cups with spout designed for use by people with swallowing and physical disabilities. Made of autoclavable nylon, the Wonder-Flo Cup features a rubber button to release small amounts of liquid for controlled feeding and the liquid stops flowing when the user is not drawing, allowing drinking in a semi-reclined position. SIZE: The cup holds holds eight ounces of fluid.