Marysia Garcia earned her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a concentration in Speech Language Pathology from Montclair State University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, also at Montclair University, with a double minor in Communications Sciences and Disorders, and Psychology.
Marysia discovered her love for Speech Language Pathology through coaching Special Olympics throughout high school. Through her clinical experience in various settings, including clinics, acute care in hospitals, acute rehab, early intervention, and public schools, Marysia has worked with patients across the lifespan presenting with a variety of communication disorders. She has gained experience evaluating and treating individuals who have disorders of articulation/phonology, receptive/expressive language, dysphasia, apraxia, and aphasia. She has worked with children and adults with autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, and other diagnoses.
Marysia is currently a school-based speech-language specialist in Carteret, NJ, where she primarily services students at the elementary level. She has experience developing engaging and functional therapy sessions with curriculum aligned speech and language goals. Marysia believes in collaborating closely with other professionals and families to help students maximize their potential and to succeed academically and socially. She enjoys incorporating some of her favorite things into sessions including music, sensory play, cooking, and the favorites of her clients including preferred TV show and movie characters, games, and activities.
Marysia is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, State of New Jersey Licensure in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, and Speech-Language Specialist certificate from the New Jersey Department of Education.