Richter Active Integration Resources
Here are some helpful resources.
Suggested Sources on Sensory Motor Development and Treatment
Bly, L. (1994). Motor skills acquisition in the first year: An illustrated guide to normal development. Tucson, AZ: Therapy Skill Builders.
Frick, R, Oetter, P & Richter, E. (1996). Out of the Mouths of Babes: Discovering the Developmental Significance of the Mouth. Stillwater, MN: www.pdppro.com
Goddard, S. (2009). Attention, Balance and Coordination: The ABC of Learning Success. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Massery, M. (1991). Chest development as a component of normal motor development: Implications for physical therapists. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 3(1) 3-8.
McClannahan, C. (2010). SQUeezing Innovative Therapeutic Toys: Engaging Strategies for Developing Fine Motor Skills and Handwriting. Stillwater, MN: www.PileatedPress.com
McGraw, M. (1989). The Neuromuscular Maturation of the Human Infant. London: MacKeith Press.
Meade, V. (1998). Partners in movement. San Antonio, TX: Therapy Skill Builders.
Oetter, P., Richter, E. W., & Frick, S. M. (1993). MORE: Integrating the Mouth With Sensory and Postural Functions. TherapPro Resources/Links
Where to buy RAIR products
Here's what experienced occupational therapists are saying about the Baby Boundex®:
"The Boundex® should be called The Total Integrator" Lise Gerard Faulise, MS, OTR/L, BCP
"The children can't stay away. They beg to go in it." Nancy Lawton-Shirley, OTR
"The Boundex® not only invites children to engage, it demands it - and they love it. They go for just what they need." Patricia Oetter, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA
The Richter AIR Symposium has been transferred to
Professional Development Programs and PDP Products continues to supply a large variety of oral-motor toys, other toys, books, CDs, online continuing education courses, therapeutic tools and new items although its website is undergoing reconstruction. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a complete listing of available products and pricing.