Mairin has a diverse background in pediatric speech-language pathology. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of California, Davis and a Masters degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Mairin has worked in both medical and school settings and has a variety of experience with pediatric patients from ages 0-18. She is passionate about the pediatric population and enjoys working with families, therapists, and teachers in order to help children become successful communicators across environments.
Mairin has completed numerous trainings regarding articulation, language development, and feeding, including "PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets" (PROMPT), The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding, A Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), and The Picture Exchange Communication System. Mairin is certified in two parent training programs from the Hanen Centre, "It Takes Two to Talk" and "More Than Words". She also has extensive experience with autism, cerebral palsy, and pediatric feeding disorders.
Mairin is licensed to practice in both DC and Maryland and is a member of the American Hearing and Speech Association (ASHA).