Swallowing Disabilities

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Absorbent Scarf (Models 711 To 713)

The Absorbent Scarves, models 711, 712, and 713, are bibs designed to protect against wet chins for use by children and adults with swallowing or severe physical disabilities. Made with a thick Pima terry underside, the scarves are gathered at the neck with two tucks to absorb moisture. The scarves also feature two snaps; when fastened on the last snap, the scarf drapes lower, and on the first, it hugs the neck. These scarves are not waterproof and should should be changed when the top fabric be

Adjustable Overbed Bedside Table

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

Adult Bib (Models 70212 & 70213)

The Adult Bib, models 70212 and 70213, is a bib designed for wear by individuals with upper extremity or eating and swallowing disabilities. These large, machine-washable and dryable bibs have 100 percent cotton fronts, fully-lined waterproof backs, and snap closure at the back of the neck. SIZES: One size fits most. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 36 x 18 inches. COLORS: Paisley (70212) or Floral (70213).

Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector

The Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. Made of 100 percent cotton, this bib is intended to keep the neckline clean and dry, the bib drapes around the front of the neck to resemble a bandana scarf. It has adjustable snap closures and a terry cloth backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLORS: Pink, purple, gray, brown and a variety of male and female prints.

Adult Striped Reusable Bib

The Adult Striped Reusable Bib is a bib designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Designed to help protect clothing while eating, the front of the bib is made with heavyweight terry cloth, and it has a full length waterproof backing. Other features include colored binding and a Velcro neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 18 inches.

All Metal Pill Crusher

The All Metal Pill Crusher is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. Designed to reduce pills to a powder, the unit has chrome die-cast components and a stainless steel, corrosion-resistant receptacle. Designed to be strong enough for use in hospitals, nursing homes, and pharmacies, the device can be mounted to medication carts, counters, tabletops, etc. using the mounting base. Instructions are included. DIMENSIONS (HxL: 3 x 8 inches.

Ark Therapeutic Sip-Tip Drinking Cup

Ark Therapeutic Sip-Tip Drinking Cup is designed for use by individuals with oral motor and swallowing disabilities. It can promote tongue retraction and corrects lip and tongue positioning.  It comes with an eight-ounce tumbler, lid, one-way valve and 10 straws. This spill-resistant tumbler has graduated marks on the side of the cup to monitor fluid intake. The valve helps the straw to stay full of fluid, reducing the amount of air ingested and effort required to drink.

Ark’s Z-Vibe–plastic Probe

This Ark’s Z-vibe is an oral probe designed by a speech and language pathologist, to provide oral motor stimulation to these SLP patients. Gently stimulates gums, palate and tongue with therapeutic vibration. Can be used on cheeks and lips, in addition to mouth. Provides facial and tactile stimulation. Compatible with an array of textured tips. Switch tip for turning on and off. Provides oral motor stimulation and sensory input. Gently stimulates gums, palate and tongue therapeutic vibration. Us

Bandana Bib

The Bandana Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. This stylish bib features a waterproof breathable backing, a cotton front, and a Velcro neck closure. The waterproof backing keeps the wearer dry. SIZE: Available in youth and adult sizes. COLORS: Navy, pink, denim, and patriotic.

Bed Extension

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a bed extension for a hospital-style bed for a tall individual with acquired brain injury. A 150-millimeter extension with two metal bars was made that bolted into the existing holes at the top end of the bed base. A headboard, padded and covered with vinyl, was fixed at right angles to the bars. Straps with Velcro strips were used to fix the lower section of the mattress in position. This adaptation reduced the how often the individual’s position had to b

Bib (Model M2830)

The Bib, model M2830, is an extra length, cotton bib designed for both men and women. COLORS: Assorted prints and colors.

Bigbib

The BigBIB is a bib designed to protect clothing from spills for individuals with arthritis or eating disabilities. The bib is made of sturdy cotton/poly terry with a vinyl waterproof backing to prevent spills from soaking through. The custom- designed shape features shoulder level, Velcro front closure. The neck size is adjustable to fit all individuals. The bib is easy to put on and remove even over bulky clothes. All bibs are machine washable and dryer safe. SIZES: Original and Junior. DIMENS

Boppy Bibs

Boppy Bibs are designed for children with upper extremity and eating disabilities. These absorbent cotton bibs provide extra wide coverage and feature Velcro closure at the neck. COLOR: Assorted bright patterns.

Care Spoons

Care Spoons are small feeding spatulas or spoons designed for use with individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities. These dishwasher-safe plastic spoons have small bowls and smooth, rounded edges for safety. SIZES: Small or Large. DIMENSIONS: Spoons are 6 inches long and 0.5 inch in diameter. The large spoon has a 1.25 inch bowl and the small spoon has a 1 inch bowl.

Children's Sleeve Bib (Model S13182 )

The Children's Sleeve Bib, model S13182, is a full sleeved bib designed for use by children with eating or swallowing disabilities. This bib is made of cotton and fits children up to two years old. The sleeves provide full upper body protection from food waste. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Assorted prints including cars, animals, pockets, denim, teddy bears, and other festive prints.

Clear Caring Mug

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.

Clear Nosey Cup

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.

Clothing Protector T-Shirt (Model Mf101T)

The Clothing Protector T-shirt, model MF010T, is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injuries. The cotton T-shirt-style bib has three snaps on the back and a waterproof lining on the opposite side. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Black, navy,royal, kelly green, olive, red, and purple.

Clothing Protector Vest & Clothing Protector Vest Xl (Model Mf101V & Mf101Ve )

The Clothing Protector Vest and Clothing Protector Vest XL, models MF101V and MF101VE, is a vest designed for wear by men or women with upper extremity or spinal cord injuries. The vest is 100 percent cotton and has a waterproof lining and a Velcro tab closure. The XL version (model MF101VE) is 6 inches longer the regular version. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Purple, blue, burgundy, tan, forest green, lime green, or grey. Solid colored fronts with printed backs are also available.

Clothing Protector With Snaps (Model 16T083)

The Clothing Protector with Snaps, model 16T083, is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. The bib covers from neck to lap with snap closure at the neck. It has a polyester cotton front and waterproof backing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 35 x 18 inches. COLOR: Comes in a variety of colors and patterns.

Clothing Protectors

The Clothing Protectors are bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, upper extremity, or drooling disabilities. Made of tear-resistant, machine washable vinyl, these protectors have closures at the neck. The protectors are available in clear vinyl with a snap closure and with or without a food catch pocket along the bottom. Also available is a reversible model with absorptive terry cloth on one side, a food pocket along the bottm, and snap closure. The Economy Terry Cloth model is made

Coffee Spillers Inc. Biball

Coffee Spillers, Inc. BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with "Coffee Spillers, Inc." and a coffee cup. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Navy or brow

Crab Biball

The Crab BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a crab design. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches or 17 x 36 inches. COLOR: White, black, or navy with red crab

Craft And Mealtime Clothing Protector

The Craft and Mealtime Clothing Protector is a large bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This waterproof bib prevents food and paint stains and scalding from hot liquids by protecting the chest and lap. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 36 inches. COLOR: Light blue or floral print.

Degree Feeding Bottles

Degree Feeding Bottles are designed for use with infants and children with swallowing and eating disabilities. This botle features an angled neck to permit nursing in an upright position, providing better control of swallowing.

Designer Clothing Protector

The Designer Clothing Protector is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, swallowing, or eating disabilities. This bib has an absorbent front surface, a full-sized impermeable backing, and side neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW):36 x 18 inches. COLORS: Blue plaid or floral.

Designer Embroidery Bibs For Women

The Designer Embroidery Bibs for Women are bibs designed for use by women with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Made of cotton and polyester blend, these bibs have two layers of terry cloth sewn together with a plain white back and embroidered front. The embroidery work is not seen from the back side. Features include hook and loop neck closure. The bibs are machine wash and dry. DIMENSIONS: (LxW): 30 x 18 inches.

Dining Bibs

The Dining Bibs are adult bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, and upper extremity disabilities. These bibs are offered in a variety of fabrics and styles from fancy wear to picnic wear and all are laminated or vinyl covered, and features Velcro closure at the neck and a crumb catcher pocket at the bottom. Styles include men's wear with a matching cumber bund crumb catcher pocket; women's wear with a metallic background, clear pocket, and lace trim. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 27

Dining Out: A Guide For The Adult With Swallowing Problems

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

Disposabib

The Disposabib is a plastic bib designed for use by individuals with swallowing, eating, or upper extremity disabilities. The bib ties at the neck and has a food catch pocket at the bottom. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 15.5 x 16 inches.

Double-Handled Mug

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.

Drawstring Pouch

The Drawstring Pouch is a feeding tube holder designed to store the excess length of a feeding tube while the tube is in use by an infant, child or adult with swallowing or eating disabilities. Coiled tubing fits into this nylon mesh bag, and the bag can be pinned to clothing to help prevent accidental tube removal.

Dribble Bibble

The Dribble Bibble is a bib designed for infants and toddlers with eating, swallowing, neurological, and upper extremity disabilities and Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. The Dribble Bibble is made of a nylon and polyester blend that absorbs liquid and dries quickly so it can be used to protect clothes from drooling as well as baby formula and other drinks. The bib reverses for solid food feeding and includes a pocket to catch food. COLOR: Chocolate brown with fuchsia, l

Drinking Aid (Model H74581-0000)

The Drinking Aid, 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 uncovering an air hole i

Drinking Cup (Model Ha-4262)

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.

Drinking Straw Holder (Model 1126)

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.

Drinking Straws (Model 6791)

Drinking Straws, model 6791, are extra long, flexible polyethylene straws and may be cut to the length desired. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long.

Dysphagia Cup

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

E Z Topp (Model 530 To 570)

The EZ Topp is a bib or clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. With three snaps at the back of the neck, these vests go on over the shoulders and have a terry velour front and a waterproof nylon backing. The necks are ribbed. OPTIONS: Back opening. SIZES: Child (model 730), adult (model 740), or extra-large (model 750). DIMENSIONS: Model 730 is 11 x 11 inches, model 740 is 15 x 15 inches, and model 750 is 17 x 32 inches. COLOR

Eating Smock (Model 978)

The Eating Smock, Model 978 is an adult bib in a smock style. The smock is made of a waterproof, vinyl-backing with a terry cloth front. Features include: a front pocket to catch crumbs, ties for back closure, short sleeves and is machine washable. SIZES: One size fits all.

Ergo Lid

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.

Essential Deluxe Bib (Model C3045)

The Essential Deluxe Bib, model C3045, is designed for use by individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities. The bib has a fabric front, a vinyl back, and Velcro closure at the neck. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 30 inches. COLOR: Plaid.

Essential Standard Bib (Model C3042)

The Essential Standard Bib, model C3042, is designed for use by individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities. The bib is made of soft terry cloth with Velcro closure at the neck. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 30 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Extra Long Bib (Model 6068)

The Extra Long Bib, model 6068, is a plastic bib designed to protect the area from the neck to the knees from spills. The bib is made of flexible waterproof vinyl. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 24 inches wide.

Extra Long Drinking Straw

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.

Feeding Bibs And Fashion Bibs

The Feeding Bibs and Fashion Bibs are adult bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, feeding, or swallowing disabilities. The Feeding Bibs ($7.50) are made of terrycloth on a choice of a ripstop nylon or rubber-backed fabric backings. These large square bibs feature knit ribbing at the neck and snap closure at the back of the neck. The Fashion Bibs ($7.50). These triangular bibs are made of dress fabric or men's shirt fabric, lined with ripstop nylon or rubber-backed fabric as a moistu

Feeding Bottle With Flexible Tube (Model F74578-0000)

The Feeding Bottle with Flexible Tube, model F74578-0000, is designed for use by children and adults with swallowing and eating disabilities. It holds eight ounces of liquid and features a tube that extends from the bottom of the bottle out through a screw cap to control fluid intake. The bottle is also graduated in ounces and milliliters to aid in dispensing measured amounts of liquid. DIMENSIONS: The tube is 1/8-inch in diameter.

Feeding Cup

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.

Feeding Cup, Model 1254

The Feeding Cup is designed for use by individuals with limited oral motor strength and coordination as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and low muscle tone.  It has a large mouthpiece for intake to assist with dribbling.  There is an opening that will hold a straw.

Flexi Cut Cup

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

Flo-Trol Vacuum Feeding Cup

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

Food Catcher

The Food Catcher is a bib designed for wear by individuals with eating, swallowing, and upper extremity disabilities. Made of terry cloth and vinyl, the lightweight, woven Food Catcher is moisture proof on both sides, fastens at the neck with Velcro, and is machine-washable. A terry cloth and plastic bib model is also available. DIMENSIONS: The Food Catcher is 18 inches long.

Full-Sized Bibs

The Full-Sized Bibs are bibs designed for individuals with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. Made of cotton and polyester blend, these full length terry cloth bibs fasten at the neck with Velcro closure. The bibs can be machine washed. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 18 inches. COLORS: Blue, white, and other colors.

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

Hand Held Pill Crusher

The Hand Held Pill Crusher is a pill crusher designed to assist individuals with limited hand strength, swallowing disabilities or arthritis to crush medications from pill(s) into powder to facilitate swallowing them. Made of heavy duty plastic, this device has a shallow cavity on one side of a hinge and a cylindrical protrusion on the other side that fits into the cavity. Handles extend from each part. Pills are placed in the cavity, and the user closes the handles to crush the pills into a po

Ice Finger For Oral Stimulation

The Ice Finger for Oral Stimulation is an oral stimulation aid designed for use by individuals with feeding or swallowing disabilities. This latex-free tube is designed to improve oral motor and oral-pharyngeal strength and sensation. The totally sealed, malleable gel core is frozen for thermal stimulation and can be refrozen so one can be used for the entire duration of therapy for an individual. For additional stimulation, it can be dipped into sour substances. The small grip at the top makes

Independence Cups And Mugs (Models Psc51, Psc52, Psc53, And Psc55)

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 Two-Handled Nosey Cup (Model 1460)

The Independence Two-Handled Nosey Cup, model 1460, is a cup designed for individuals who have swallowing or grasping disabilities. This latex-free cup comes with a nosey attachment, which has a cut out for the nose so that the user can drink from the cup without bending his/her neck or tilting his/her head. It also features two handles that allow for easier holding and manipulation. The Independence Two-Handled Nosey Cup is made of durable, translucent polypropylene to allow for monitoring of h

Jofas Clamp

The Jofas Clamp is a feeding tube holder designed for use in nasal gastric and gastric feeding of infants, children or adults with swallowing or eating disabilities. The unit holds a standard 60cc syringe for gravity feeding. It consists of a flexible arm that is light weight and portable, with a C-clamp base that attaches to flat surfaces (such as tables or counters) up to 2 inches wide. DIMENSIONS: Flexible arm is 24 inches long.

Jumbo Bib

Jumbo terry cloth bib, 18 by 32 inches, Velcro adjustable fastening. Machine washable. One size. Available in double sided terry cloth or vinyl backed.

Junior Mealtime Protector (Model Jc3300 )

The Junior Mealtime Protector, model JC3300, is a large protective bib designed for use by children with severe physical and upper extremity, swallowing, or eating disabilities. This waterproof bib has an absorbent front with vinyl backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Blue flames, pink camouflage, baseball, and bling kitty prints.

Krazy Drinking Straws

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.

Long-Spout Feeding Cup

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.

Long-Spouted Cup

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 Drinking People Feeder, Model H745810001

Maddak Drinking People Feeder is suitable for feeding thick soups or pureed food to people in bed or to people who have limited oral-motor abilities. The caregiver can dispense food at any rate. A soft, silicone rubber feeding nozzle can be squeezed to control the flow of food into the patients mouth. The food reservoir has a plunger that forces the food through a side port into the feeding nozzle.

Matty

The Matty is a bib designed for wear by children with eating and swallowing disabilities. These washable cotton bibs are waterproof and breathable and fasten behind the neck. SIZES: Children's small/medium, large, and extra large and adult small/medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Moss green, light blue bandana print, navy, lavender, purple floral, blue floral, and denim.

Mealtime Protector

The Mealtime Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Designed to protect clothing from accidental spills, this bib provides chest to lap coverage. The bib is made of a polyester cotton blend front with a waterproof barrier underneath. Other features include hook and loop neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 36 x 17.75 inches. COLORS: Rose, green or navy print.

Mealtime Smock

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping, eating, swallowing, or fine motor disabilities to eat without soiling clothing. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides a pattern, detailed instructions, and illustrations for making a washable apron from an inexpensive vinyl tablecloth (more than one apron can usually be made from a single tablecloth). This alternative to a bib covers t

Men And Women's Mealtime Protector (Model P13836)

The Men and Women's Mealtime Protector, model P13836, is a protective smock designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injuries. The smock is cotton with a vinyl backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: The women's model is available in floral and assorted prints. The men's model is available in paisley blue and assorted prints and plaids.

Movie Star Biball

The Movie Star BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This reversible bib has a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. This bib is silk screened with an overblouse with a spread-collar V-neck, a decorated underblouse V-neck insert, and a faux belt. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS

Nosey Cup

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.

Nosey Whiplash Cup

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)

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.

One-Way Straw

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.

Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit

The Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit is an exercise plan program designed for use by speech therapists who work with children or adults with communication, neurological, speech, or swallowing disabilities, stroke, brain injury, cleft palate, cancer of the head or neck, tongue thrusts, or vocal resonance disorders. The therapist can use this kit to design an individualized clinic, school, or home treatment program. The kit contains 240 professionally-illustrated exercises, includin

Oralflo Pill Swallowing Cup

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

Patient Protector (Models 6010, 6011, 6012, & 6015)

The Patient Protector is a bib designed to be used to protect adults from unintentional spills. The terrycloth bibs are machine washable. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 27 inch terrycloth with tape ties (model 6010); 18 x 27 inch terrycloth with velcro closures (model 6011); 21 x 27 inch terrycloth with plasticized back, crumb catcher and tape ties (model 6012); 24 x 36 inch plastic reusable bib with tape ties.

Pediatric Keep-Warm Dish

The ABLEWARE Pediatric Keep-Warm Dish is a food warmer dish designed for use by children who need additional time to finish a meal due to upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, as well as swallowing and eating disabilities. An inside chamber is filled with hot water to keep food warm; a plastic funnel is included to aid in filling the chamber. The plastic bowl holds six fluid ounces and is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (H x Diameter): 2.25 x 5.25 inches. WEIGHT: 0.175 pounds when

People Feeder (Model H74581-0001)

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

Pill Pulverizer

The Pill Pulverizer is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. Place any crushable pill in the jar and use the cap to crush the pill to a fine powder. The powder can then added to foods such as pudding, yogurt, or apple sauce.

Plastic Drinking Straws (Model 6049)

Plastic Drinking Straws, model 6049, are straws with a flexible neck which stays in place after bending. Each straw is individually wrapped and disposable.

Power Pill Grinder

The Power Pill Grinder is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis or individuals with the use of only one hand. This device is intended to eliminate the manual effort of crushing pills. The Power Pill Grinder has a power on/off button, two grinding cavities, a viewing window, and a removable top back cover. The user can insert one pill into each of the grinding cavities, and the pill(s) will be ground into a powder. The powd

Priva Adult Mealtime Clothing Protectors (Model P13836)

The Priva Adult Mealtime Clothing Protector, model P13836, is an adult bib made of 100% brushed cotton lined with a 100% waterproof barrier layer to ensure protection from spills or scalding from hot fluids. The bibs are easy to fit with stainless steel snap closures. The full length ensures complete protection while seated or in bed. COLOR: Plaid. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 36 inches.

Protective Bib (Model 30140)

The Protective Bib, model 30140, is designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. This bib features a vinyl backing and snap closure at the neck. COLOR: Assorted colors.

Provale‚Ñ¢ Cup

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

Quilted Waterproof Bib

The Quilted Waterproof Bib is designed to provide attractive protection of clothes from stains to women and men. Bibs have a velcro closure and consist of aquilted cotton/poly front with a rubberized flannel backing. SIZE: One size. COLOR: Variety.

Res-Q-Vac Hand-Powered Portable Suction System (Models 2240, 2248, 2222, & 2213)

The Res-Q-Vac Hand-Powered Portable Suction System is a portable aspirator and oral hygiene aid designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities, respiratory disabilities, or stroke. This hand-powered portable suction system creates hospital-level suction without batteries or electricity, and can be used for oral suctioning or other situations where suction is needed. Two compressions of the handle create suction power of over 400 mmHg. Suction levels of over 550 mmHg can be achieved

Resource Thickened Beverages Brik Paks

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.

Reusable Drinking Straws

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

Reusable Straws

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

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

Saliva Removal System

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide respiratory suctioning for an individual with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A pulmonary supplier, working with the user, created this two-station suction machine. One station is at the user’s bedside and the other at his computer. Collection jars are connected to medical tubing that runs through a baseboard to the basement where it connects to a suction machine that empties the jars. At each station, the jars are connected to suction tubing supported

Self Adjusting Straw Holder

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.

Smalltalk Dysphagia

SmallTalk Dysphagia is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with dysphagia or swallowing disabilities and speech or communication disabilities. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Dysphagia provides a vocabulary of icons, pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice. This set of pictures, icons and phrases allows the user to communicate their swallowing needs to caregivers and health-c

Smart Oral Motor

Smart Oral Motor is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by occupational and speech therapists and parents working with children with eating, swallowing, speech or fine motor disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or therapist to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development in children with specific speech impairments such as apraxia of speech, Down syndrome or craniofacial anomalies. These

Soft Terry / Vinyl Food Catcher (Model 1377)

The Soft terry / Vinyl Food Catcher, model 1377, is a terrycloth and vinyl bib designed for adults with eating disabilities. The moisture-proof bib does not retain odors, is machine washable and fastens with a Velcro closure. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 27 inches. COLOR: White with colored trim.

Solid Color Biballs

Solid Color BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. OPTIONS: Logos or other professional embroidery. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches or 17 x 36 inches. COLOR: White, dark pink, red, aqua, l

Spaghetti Biball

The Spaghetti BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a fork with dangling spaghetti. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Navy or black. GUARANTEE: 100 p

Straw Holder

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.

Straw Holder

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.

Straw Holder (Model F74562)

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.

Sucup Care Feeding Aid

The Sucup Care Feeding Aid is a drinking aid designed for use by individuals who are experiencing difficulty in feeding by traditional methods as a result of stroke, cancer or surgery. Its purpose is to restore dignity by allowing the user, of any age or ability to consume food cleanly, easily, and independently. The user is able to consume the lightly blended food by sucking on the large diameter straw, by gentle pressure on the mouthpiece or a combination of both of these methods. Sucup is spi

Tablet Crusher (Model Ha-4132)

The Tablet Crusher, model HA-4132, is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. This grind mill for medicines has a screw top that crushes tablets into powder when it is turned. Spare tablets can be stored in a compartment in the lid. It can be carried in a pocket and is designed to be easy to clean. DIMENSIONS: 55 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 71 grams.

Tablet Splitter (Model Ha-4130)

The Tablet Splitter, model HA-4130, is a pill splitter designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. This holder with blade divides tablets in half for reduced dosage or or for easier swallowing. Tablets can be stored in the front tray. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 26 x 83 x 33 millimeters. WEIGHT: 23 grams.

Tabtime All Shapes

The TabTime All Shapes is a pill splitter and pill crusher designed for use by individuals who take medication. The unit includes inserts which accommodate pills of different shapes for cutting. A pill crusher insert is also included. Storage space for whole or cut pills is provided.

Terry Bibs (Models 970, 980, & 990)

The Terry Bib With Velcro (model 970), Terry Bib with Tie Closure (model 980), and Terry Bib with Pocket (model 990) are all adult size, terrycloth bibs. SIZES: 27 inches long, 18 inch neck. COLORS: White, yellow, and blue.

Terry Bibs (Models Wma2P & Wpa02)

The Terry Bibs are adult bibs featuring adjustable Velcro closures behind the neck. The Woven Terry Bib (model WMA2P, $5.95), has a barigard panel; the Terry Bib (model WMA02, $4.95) does not. DIMENSIONS: Both models are 18 x 26 inches.

Terry Cloth Bib

The Terry Cloth Bib is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, swallowing, and eating disabilities. This machine-washable terry cloth bib has a vinyl backing, a large food catcher pocket to prevent food from falling into the lap, and a generous neck opening with adjustable hook-and-loop closure. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17.5 x 30 inches.

Terry Cloth Bib (Model 30130)

The Terry Cloth Bib, model 30130, is designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. This bib features tie closure at the neck. DIMENSIONS: 36 inches long. COLOR: White.

Terry Cloth Mealtime Protector With Catch All (Model Tc3836)

The Terry Cloth Mealtime Protector with Catch All, model TC3836, is a terry cloth bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, eating, or swallowing disabilities. This smock-like protector has an absorbent terrycloth front that can be used for wiping the mouth and the backing has adjustable snaps that form a pocket to catch food and liquids. The material is machine washable.

Terrycloth Bibs Velcro Closure (Model 28-01)

The Terrycloth Bibs, Velcro Closure, are bibs designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, eating, swallowing disabilities. The bib is made of terrycloth for maximum absorbency. It is held in place at the back with Velcro closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW):30 x 18 inches. COLOR: Assorted colors.

Terrycloth Bibs With Waterproof Barrier (Model 28-02)

The Terrycloth Bibs with Waterproof Barrier, model 28-02, are bibs designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, eating, or swallowing disabilities. The bibs are made of terrycloth for maximum absorbency with a waterproof barrier backing and are held in place at the back with Velcro. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 18 inches. COLOR: Assorted colors.

Terrycloth Crumb Catcher With Plastic Backing

This Terrycloth Crumb Catcher with Plastic Backing is designed for individuals with upper body limitations or upper body neuromuscular limitations that make it challenging to eat a meal or to do the plate to fork, fork to mouth motions. This product is a terrycloth clothing protector that ties around the neck and has a built-in pocket on the bottom that catches crumbs. The terrycloth is absorbent and the back is waterproof to prevent clothing from getting wet or stained. Machine washable. Comes

The Wedge Cup, Model TWC

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. 

TheraSIP Swallowing Trainer Kit, Model 81502798

TheraSIP Swallowing Trainer is designed to provide a systematic swallowing exercise program which can be used in treatment and prescribed for in-room or in the home drills. It strives to increase the patients volitional swallow frequency and strength as well as to encourage a heightened, purposeful effort. Practice of single bolus swallows or continuous swallows can be provided. As a neuromuscular exercise program focuses on the specificity of the exercise and on the use of repetition to maximiz

Toothette Plus Suction Swab

The Toothette Plus Suction Swab is an oral hygiene aid designed for use by caregivers of individuals who cannot expectorate or perform their own oral care. The swabs provide complete oral hygiene with suctioning for individuals with mild to severe oral dysfunction. Each swab has a long stick handle with a ridged foam tip, and is attached to a standard suction line for single handed cleaning, debriding, and suctioning. A package contains two suction swabs and a burst pouch with 0.25 fluid ounces

Travel Pill Box With Cutter And Grinder

The Travel Pill Box with cutter and grinder is a combined pill organizer, pill crusher, and pill splitter designed for use by individuals with Parkinson's Disease and other disabilities requiring regular medication. This cylindrical organizer has a pill splitter in the top to cut pills into halves or quarters and a pill crusher in the base. The body has a two-section storage are for carrying pills. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 4.5 centimeters.

Tuxedo Biball

The Tuxedo BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This reversible bib has a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. This bib is silk screened with tuxedo jacket, buttoned shirtfront, cumberbund, and bow tie. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Black jacke

Ultra Fine Cut N Crush

The Ultra Fine Cut n' Crush is a pill cutter and crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities who take medications. This device can cut, crush, store tablets. The base unscrews to provide a serrated crushing surface, and the lid flips up to form a pill cutter and splitter. There are four compartments within the base for storing medication and vitamins. Sliding out the tablet cutter section converts the device into a drinking cup.

Vest Bib.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bib made to look like a vest for men. Instructions for making a lined bib that looks like a vest. Covers entire front of shirt. Includes drawing of pattern. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR:Bowar, M. TITLE:Clothing for the Handicapped, Fashion Adaptations for Adults and Children. REF:Book: Sister Kenny Institute Rehabilitation Publication 737.: p 33. 1978.

Vest Protector

The Vest Protector is a bib designed for wear by individuals with eating , swallowing, and upper extremity disabilities. This cotton/poly blend clothing protector features vest styling, fashionable snap accents, decorative pockets, and a water-resistant lining. The reversible protector has Velcro closure at the neckline. COLOR: Blural floral that reverses to solid blue or navy plaid that reverses to solid navy.

Vikem Vinyl Pillow Case

The Vikem Vinyl Pillow Case is a pillow protector designed for use by individuals who have allergies or swallowing disabilities. This clear case have zipper closure. DIMENSIONS: 21 x 27 inches; other sizes made to order.

Vinyl Backed Bib

Adult vinyl backed bib, 17 by 26 inches, velcro adjustable fastening. One size.

Vinyl Clothing Protector (Model 16T080)

The Vinyl Clothing Protector, model 16T080, is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. Made of durable but lightweight cloth backed vinyl, this large bib features a three inch bottom pocket that opens with Velcro to catch spills. Velcro is also used to attach at the back of the neck. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 24 x 18 inches. COLOR: Blue and white

Vinyl Eating Bibs (Model H74694-0001)

The Vinyl Eating Bibs, model H74694-0001, are designed to offer basic protection and easy cleaning. The bibs are made of clear vinyl and have ties at the neck. SIZES: For adults. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 36 inches.

Waterproof Pillow Cases

The Waterproof Pillow Cases are waterproof pillowcases designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or swallowing disabilities or disabilities that cause drooling. These pillowcases are made of 100 percent cotton interlock with a waterproof vinyl backing for keeping pillows clean and dry. These machine-washable cases have envelope-style closures that make encasing or removing covers smoother.

Wedge No Flux Inflatable Bed Wedge

The Wedge No Flux Inflatable Bed Wedge is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities including hiatal hernia, acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD. Intended for use in the prone position, this portable positioning wedge elevates the user's upper body to a height of up to 6 inches when inflated. The positioning wedge features a travel/carrying case, a hand pump, and a removeable, washable cotton cover. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 36 x 24 inches when inflated

Whistling Straws

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.

Youth Bandana Bib

The Youth Bandana Bib is a bib designed for use by youth with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. Intended to keep the neckline clean and dry, this youth bib features a cotton front with waterproof breathable backing. The neckline fastens with a Velcro closure. The bib can be machine washed. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 13.5 x 12.5 inches. COLOR: Navy.

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