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ARK's Grabber XT® is an "Xtra Tough" version of the regular Grabber®. It's made out of a firmer material recommended for individuals who exert more jaw pressure, but it's still chewy and resilient. Use this oral motor chew tool to exercise the lips, tongue, cheeks, and especially the jaw, allowing the mouth to learn and grow strong through oral exploration. Grabbers® also help with oral defensiveness and food aversions by de-sensitizing the mouth and introducing it to new textures that simulate the textures of real food. Furthermore, they are also a safe and durable alternative to tooth-grinding and/or chewing on hazardous non-food items. Each Grabber® is constructed of medical grade materials that are FDA compliant and contain no lead, phthalates, PVC, BPA, or latex. The resilient material is solid with no through holes or crevices that could harbor bacteria or saliva. SENSES/USES: • As an oral fidget for sensory seekers craving stimulation and proprioceptive input • As a safe alternative to chewing on hands, knuckles, shirts, pencils, etc. • As an alternative to tooth-grinding and/or thumb-sucking • To help decrease oral defensiveness and food aversions • To practice biting/chewing without the risk of choking • To build oral strength, mobility, and control • To satisfy the urge to chew for individuals who are fed through a g-tube FEATURES: • The Grabber® has a "built-in" handle that makes it easy for the hand to hold. • While all surfaces can be chewed on, the extension of the Grabber® allows individuals to reach areas further back on the tongue and between the gums and teeth - giving them that extra proprioceptive input that they need. • The Grabber® measures 5 inches lengthwise, and just under 2 inches across the loop/handle. • The Grabber® comes in several different sizes, textures, scents, and resiliencies to best fit each individual's needs. • The Grabber XT® is constructed of a firmer material for individuals who exert more jaw pressure. • The Textured Grabber® has various bumps and surfaces to simulate the textures of real food. • The Scented Grabbers enhance interest by simulating the smell of real food. • The Baby Grabber® has a shorter stem for those smaller mouths. MADE in the USA out of medical grade, FDA compliant materials that contain NO lead, phthalates, PVC, BPA, or latex. ***Caution: this therapeutic tool should be used under adult supervision at all times.