Meet Our Staff
Neneitte Tabani, OTR, SIPT Cert.
Founder/Director, is a licensed Occupational Therapist and has been in practice since 2001. Raised in the San Francisco bay area, Neneitte moved to Texas to advance her education and training in working with developmentally delayed children. Since graduating with honors from the School of Occupational Therapy at Texas Woman’s University in 2000, she has worked with children in various settings including acute care hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health, early childhood intervention, mental health facilities, and private practice. She has also achieved specialized certification in sensory integration.
Christy Pavillard, MOTR, SIPT Cert.
a Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certified occupational therapist who has specialized in the pediatric population for 6 years. She has experience with a variety of disorders including, but not limited to Autism Spectrum, Sensory Integration, Cerebral Palsy, ADD/ADHD, Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, and Developmental Delay. She also has certifications in Interactive Metronome, Therapeutic Listening, The Listening Program, and the Alert Program. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, read, or enjoy walks outdoors.
Crystal Sanders, MOTR
Crystal graduated from University of Texas at Dallas with a BA in psychology and a minor in child learning and development. In 2008 she worked as an ABA therapist in the home and clinical setting. In 2011, she graduated from Texas Women's University with a masters in occupational therapy. She has worked with children with a variety of diagnosis including Autism/PDD/Asperger's, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Intellectual Disabilities, sensory processing disorders, and other neurological disorders. She has certifications in Interactive Metronome, Handwriting Without Tears, and the Alert Program.
Joanne Sanford-Duke, C.O.T.A./L, CST
Joanne graduated from Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, California, in 1993 with a degree in Occupational Therapy. Her experience in pediatrics began in 1993 with a practicum where she was trained by a Certified Hand Therapists in the delivery of skilled occupational therapy care following hand injuries and surgeries. Over the years she has worked as a clinician in facilities and has worked with children with disabilities with a myriad of diagnoses. Though the bulk of her experience is in using the medical model; she has also spent time in an educational setting. As an adjunct to occupational therapy in a medical setting she has been trained by the Upledger Institute in Craniosacral Therapy. She is also certified in the use of Interative Metronome for adults and children.