Eli was in therapy for years trying to learn to sip through a straw. We did OT, ABA and feeding therapy trying to get him to learn.
Last year around this time, a little after he turned 5, I gave up trying at home, and I’ll admit I kinda gave up on him. He still had his honey bear cup every day with his smoothie, but he learned to just squeeze it to get the smoothie up the straw.
We eventually stopped therapy when he started kindergarten in the fall. We had put so much time, sweat and tears into it with what seemed to be zero results.Read more on themighty.com