marrisa candela-maldonado

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

​I am originally from Robstown, Tx.  I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors in Communications Sciences and Disorders.  I am a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant.  I love working with children and really enjoy the fulfillment that comes from helping each child meet their goals.​

marina hurtado

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant




Taylor simmons, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

I am originally from Richmond, VA. I graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Exercise Science in 2014. I graduated from Mary Baldwin University - MDCHS with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2018. I thoroughly enjoy working with children of all ages from all backgrounds to help them reach their full potential. My passion for helping others led me to this profession and I absolutely love my job. I can't wait to meet y'all and help your child reach their full potential.


Cathy piar, pta

Physical Therapist Assistant


Staff Member Bio Here.


Sheila allen, ms ccc-slp

Speech Language Pathologist

​I graduated from Texas Woman's University with a Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.  I have 23 years of experience working with children in a variety of settings.  I have experience working with autism, expressive/receptive language disorders, phonological speech disorders and fluency disorders providing therapy through fun activities.

Beverly sterling, m.ed., ccc-slp

Owner/ Speech Language Pathologist

I have over 30 years of experience in the field of speech language pathology and have spent the bulk of my career specializing in the early emergence of language.  I started the company in 2007 and purchased the clinic in 2010.  I grew up in Waco and my husband and I loved raising our family here.  It has been my honor to serve as a deacon and elder at First Presbyterian Church and on the executive board for the Junior League of Waco.



Jordyn Guardiola

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant


Staff Member Bio Here.


michelle Snyder, ms ccc-slp

Speech Language Pathologist

​I graduated in 2005 from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders.  I have 19 years of experience and especially enjoy working with children.  My goal in working with children is to enable them to be successful in expressing themselves and communicating with others.

Bosque Valley

Children's Services

Phone: 254.235.2430

Fax: 254.235.2434

2124 N. 25th St.

Waco, Texas 76708


Office Hours:

Mon - Thur: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday 

Our Team

At Bosque Valley Children's Services, we are only as strong as our staff and are proud to employ a variety of qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge to the practice in order to ensure your child receives the most comprehensive treatment possible. Please take a moment to read more about our individual staff members and learn how they allow our practice to continually be the absolute best at caring for your child’s health needs.


If you have any questions regarding any of our services, please contact us for more information.

stefanie mena

Speech Language Pathologist


Staff Member Bio Here.


Call Us 
254.235.2430​
Hablamos español
Robin lucas, ms ccc-slp

Speech Language Pathologist

​I grew up in Waco and graduated from Baylor University with my Master's degree in Speech & Language Pathology.  I live in China Spring with my husband and son.  I've provided speech therapy for adults and children for 25 years.  In my free time, I enjoy volunteering at Fuzzy Friends.