West Staff

  • Cindy Hornsby, OTR

    Cindy graduated with a B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy in 1991 from the School of Allied Health Sciences at U.T.M.B. in Galveston, where she grew up. She has always worked in pediatrics, but has seen a few adult clients over the years as well. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) and has taken extensive coursework in Cranio Sacral technique and kinesiotaping. She has also taken Handwriting Without Tears, ILS, Therapeutic Listening, Zones of Regulation, Nurtured Heart Approach, and several sensory courses in addition to her SIPT certification. She also has experience with aquatics, Social Thinking, feeding and several oral motor techniques.  She has worked in both public and private schools, ECI, inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, horse riding therapy facilities, and home health. She has a strong affinity for children with sensory processing disorder, including children with autism. In her spare time, she gives and takes classes in essential oils. She is hopelessly addicted to grown-up coloring and Zentangles. She lives with her teenage daughter, who is her “happy thought". They share space with 2 dogs and 4 cats. She and her daughter enjoy attending festivals, going to concerts, theatre, anything on/in/around the water, attending painting classes and being around horses. Her favorite holidays are April Fool’s, Easter, Halloween and Thanksgiving (all that yummy food and no shopping in the malls!). She previously worked at NTS from 2004-2006, and then returned again to work for NTS in 2016.

  • Deanna Bosco, OTR

    Deanna received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Chicago State University in 1995. She is certified in Interactive Metronome and Advanced Brain Technologies The Listening Program. Her 20 years’ experience in pediatrics includes extensive use of Handwriting Without Tears, the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, and Sensory Integration in private and public schools, private clinics and charter preschools in Central Florida. As and early adopter of the technology, she especially enjoys using iPad apps in therapy and recommending them for home programs. Deanna grew up in the suburban Chicago area. She and her husband had their children in the Orlando area where they lived for 20 years, until they moved to Katy in 2015. They particularly enjoy the benefits of the better school districts in Texas. During her free time, Deanna enjoys home décor projects, reading, concerts, restaurants and exploring her new hometown.

  • Toni Perkins, PTA

    Toni has been practicing as a physical therapist assistant since January 2000.  She enjoys treating clients on land and in aquatic settings.  She began working at NTS in October 2006.  Prior to this, she practiced at an outpatient rehabilitation center specializing in pediatrics, school based therapy and early childhood intervention program.  Toni has attended numerous continuing education courses to develop skills in NDT, MFR, taping and aquatics.  She enjoys working with adaptive equipment – standers, walkers and wheelchairs, to see that functional use and positioning is optimal.  In her spare time, she likes to work in the yard, visit friends and go to the beach.

  • Sheena Ryan, CCC-SLP

    Sheena is a Louisiana native and graduated with her master’s degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2012.  She enjoys working with children with a variety of disorders and has experience working with children with autism. She has worked in a variety of settings including Houston’s Independent School District and a private outpatient clinic with a focus on Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapy. She enjoys discovering new areas in Houston, and loves the adventure of exploring all the opportunities available in Texas. She is happy to be a part of the NTS family and looks forward to seeing her clients succeed and grow. 

  • Stephanie Sidoruk, CCC-SLP

    Stephanie is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in both Texas and Massachusetts.  In high school and early college years, she worked as an assistant to children with Autism and other syndromes, when she discovered the joy that comes from teaching children to communicate.  After these summer jobs and exposure to various teaching methods (e.g., PECS, ABA, sign language, etc), Stephanie was eager to learn more about communication disorders.  After graduating from the University of Massachusetts- Amherst with a Masters in Communication Disorders in 2008, Stephanie began her career working with children birth to three and became a Certified Early Intervention Specialist in Massachusetts.  She facilitated a feeding group designed for picky eaters, concentrated on working with infants and toddlers with hearing loss, and focused her continuing education on effective treatment approaches for chirlren who are non-verbal.  She has worked with a wide range of disabilities and various levels of severity, including autism, receptive/expressive communication disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, hearing impairments, fluency, etc. She began working at both NTS locations in 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, exploring Texas, spending time with friends, reading, and cooking.

  • Kim Cantu, Office Manager

    Kim is the NTS office manager at the West location. She has been in the medical office field for over 6 years. She started at the University Of Houston in the Optometry School and worked for some private practice doctors as well. She has a medical billing and coding certificate and plans on going back to school in the future for a medical business degree. She lives in Katy with her husband and two children, Michael is 18 and Josh is 6.

  • Becky Brune, Therapy Tech

    Becky was born and raised in Houston, TX. She graduated from Sam Houston State University with her BS in Kinesiology and health a minor. She plans on becoming an occupational therapist assistant and then someday become an occupational therapist. Becky has done volunteer work at a nursing facility working with both PTs and OTs, and has worked as an assistant coach at a softball youth association. Her hobbies include playing golf, slowpitch softball, and taking her dogs for long walks on the trails.

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NTS will be offering handwriting camps, feeding camps, social/movement camps and SCUBA classes this summer? Stay tuned for more details!