MORE is an acronym for the Motor components, Oral organization, Respiratory demands and Eye contact/control
Research in the fields of sensory integration, neuromotor development and speech/language development has revealed the close interaction of these neural functions. Patti Oetter, MA, OTR, has pioneered the development of new treatment concepts that capitalize on these interdependent relationships.
M.O.R.E can be used to facilitate the integration of the mouth with sensory and postural development, including self-regulation and attention.
The suck/swallow/breathe (SSB) synchrony has a pervasive influence on all areas of motor development and coordination. Awareness of these influences leads to powerful strategies that support improved sensory motor, cognitive and psychosocial development.