Listed here are cups with an integral straw which have additional features, such as one way valves and mouthpieces to assist with suction and lip closure.1 You can view a further range of cups with lids that may be used with straws in our cups and mugs section.
If swallowing liquid is the cause of difficulties with drinking, expert advice should be sought from a speech and language therapist, who will be able to conduct an assessment and recommend the type and thickness of fluid suitable for you.2 An occupational therapist can give advice on equipment and techniques to help make drinking easier.View references and sources of further information ›
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