Jo Marks, Speech and Language
Our Speech and Language Therapist (SALT), Jo Marks, is a key
member of the multi-disciplinary neonatal team. She has a
unique role in the assessing and helping to manage infant feeding
Jo's knowledge of feeding development and early communication
skills in babies enables her to provide pre-feeding intervention
programmes with the aim of:
- Reducing the potential development of aversive feeding
- Promoting oral feeding readiness.
- Maximising the potential for successful oral feeding.
An integral part of Jo's role is to support and provide
education to the multi-disciplinary team regarding optimal feeding
practices and to provide input into the management of infants with
complex feeding and swallowing problems.