Disclaimer: Using our recommendations below does not take the place of medical advice. Please contact your doctor or speech pathologist for advice on the management of swallowing difficulties.
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Can the client swallow reasonably well?


 
Does the client prefer to use a cup or spoon rather than suck from a sipper or soft spout?


 
Is the client willing to drink/suck from a soft spout?


 
Has the client choked before?


 
Choose the preferred position of the client when taking the meal


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Start with the Drinking Spoon. Use as if drinking continuously from a cup. Do not tilt the head back when feeding. Add a sipper later if needed.
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Try the green soft spout first. You can always add a sipper later if you wish.
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Try the Sip-Tip without a valve. You can always add a valve later if you wish.
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Try the Sip-Tip and add a ball valve. You can use this like a straw at the table or holding it on his lap. Just refresh the page if you wish to retake the test. Or you may contact us at info@lifemere.com
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Try the Sip-Tip and add an X-valve. Do not tilt the head back when feeding. The valve will help to prevent spilling. Just refresh the page if you wish to retake the test. Or you may contact us at info@lifemere.com
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