ARK's Lip Straw Topper

  • Encourage tongue retraction
  • Naturally exercise the mouth muscles
  • Prevent the straw from going too far back in the mouth
  • Trim the mouthpiece over time to gradually increase the difficulty
  • FDA compliant materials that contain NO lead, phthalates, PVC, BPA, or latex
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11404
Ark Theraputic
£7.49

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Lip Straw Topper

Mealtime fun that limits excesstive straw biting whilst improving tongue retration.

This oral motor tool gives your children excellent oral mouth exercises that are specific to recorrecting difficultites with lip closure, tongue retraction, check tension, excessive straw biting and popping items too far back in your mouth. The lip blocks naturally exercise your mouth muscles to build your oral tone, discourage tongue thrusting, decrease tongue protrusionhilst overall tongue and lip positioning. 

The mouthpiece (the extension that goes in the mouth) measures 3/4" in length. The face of the Lips measures approximately 2.4 inches at its widest and 1.5 inches tall.

Flexible difficulty levels

Our lips are firm yet flexible. This means that you can trim the mouthpiece over time to increase the oral motor difficulty.

At the time of purchase, your mouthpiece will measure 3/4" (1.9cm) in length. As this length becomes more comfortable, you can trim it shorter to start a new round of oral exercises. You can repeat this process until the lips are only 1/4" (0.6cm) long. You wouldn't want to go any shorter as a shorter straw will not fit comfortable in your mouth. Plus the benefit of completing the oral exercises would diminish after this point. 

Completely safe to use

This particular brand of chewelry is designed, manufactured, and assembled in the USA by ARK Therapeutic, speech language therapists and the leading manufacturer of innovative therapy tools and special needs products. All of their chewelry is made from materials that are medical grade and FDA compliant that DOES NOT contain lead, phthalates, PVC, BPA or latex.

Use with

  • Compatible with most regular drinking straws (that measure .25 inch in diameter)
  • Works best with either our Bear Bottle, Sip-Tip, or Cip-Kup, as these cup sets hold the straw steady
  • Straws and cups are sold separately

Other important product notes

Caution: This product is not a toy.  Please supervise at all times and replace if necessary if the item shows signs of wear and tear.  

ONE Lip Straw Topper is supplied. Please note that from January 2019 these are no longer supplied as a pack of 2.

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DimensionsMouthpiece 1.8cm Long, Lips 6cm Wide
FeaturesOne Way Straws
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