Important Nutritional, Oral Motor, Feeding and Language Ideas to Ensure Optimal Development of Your
Jill Rabin M.S. CCC-SLP/L IBCLC
Jill Rabin will instruct participants on paving the path to good communication and articulate speech for their children with Down Syndrome, using proper medical intervention and assessment; optimal nutrition and supplementation; and the facilitation of oral motor, feeding, and language skills.
Jill Rabin is a pediatric speech pathologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She has been working with babies at risk for feeding issues for the last 24 years. She frequently works with assisting infants with Down syndrome, preemies, and/or babies who may have more challenges with feeding, to transition to the breast. She also has extensive experience with working with babies/toddlers with feeding aversion, and provides weekly therapy to many of these clients. She worked as a speech pathologist and lactation consultant at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she developed a feeding program in the NICU for at-risk babies. She later worked at Prentice hospital as a lactation consultant. She is an early intervention evaluator and provider, and currently has her own private practice. She has done presentations/workshops on infants with feeding issues, with an emphasis on breastfeeding. She speaks Spanish and has strong knowledge of American Sign Language.