Patty Marsnik, CCC-SLP

Patty Marsnik, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist
HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital since 2001

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Disorders
    from the College of St. Teresa and Winona State University's
    Tri-College Program
  • Masters Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences
    from Moorhead State University
  • Autism Certificate from University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Patty primarily serves the Birth-to-Three population within homes throughout Chippewa County with occasional out-patient service to older children referred to SPOTS.

Patty began her career serving preschool-aged children including those in the Birth-to-Three Program through the school system in Hutchinson, Minnesota. After moving to Eau Claire, Patty continued serving children through Eau Claire County's Birth to Three Program.

A certified member of the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association, Patty obtained additional training from Debra Beckman’s Oral Motor Feeding and Swallowing Program as well as certification from the International Hanen Organization.

Throughout her career in Minnesota and Wisconsin, Patty has served in leadership roles as a member of the Minnesota Executive Council and has provided clinical supervision to many undergraduate student therapists. Patty's professional interests have included work with childhood apraxia of speech, pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and development of S.P.O.T.S. Pediatric Therapy’s speech and language group programs. Originally from Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, Patty currently lives in Eau Claire with her husband, Pete, and enjoys visits with her two grown children. Patty enjoys activities involving theater and music, traveling, jogging, reading, and attending Minnesota Twins Games.