Founders: Steve and Madalyn Cano with their son who is now a young adult with Autism & ADHD. As parents and professionals, the Cano's bring a uniquely constructed perspective to the development of Lake Pointe Granbury programs and services. "We've been through so much! Our purpose is to help other parents along the journey and increase opportunities for kids to get the best interventions possible in one location".
Madalyn Cano, MSSW, LMSW - University of Texas at Arlington, 1997
Madalyn has spent the last 30+ years working with children and families, building and administrating programs designed for growth, change and empowerment. Her cumulative experience includes administrative and clinical roles in neuropsychiatric residential treatment for children and youth, hospital and community based health care and mental health, crisis care programs, substance abuse intervention, domestic violence, parenting education and infant developmental assessments. Madalyn has been involved in various programs targeting educational and developmental needs of children in the Tarrant County area. She has served on the Board of Directors for Families for Effective Autism Treatment. Madalyn is a parent of a youth on the Autism Spectrum, and has dedicated herself to research and further education in the area of neuro-developmental conditions and evidence-based intervention models. Madalyn's professional goals include increasing access to therapeutic/educational programs & services for families with children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety and other neurological based developmental disabilities in her home town of Granbury, Tx.
Steve Cano, MSN, CRNA - Texas Wesleyan University - 1999
Having completed the MS graduate program in Anesthesia from Texas Wesleyan University, Steve has practiced as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist since 2002; and for the last 8 years at Lake Granbury Medical Center, in Granbury. Steve’s prior experience in nursing includes areas of Trauma ICU and psychiatric and mental health settings with adolescents since 1992. Steve has also shared in the furthering of his understanding of Neurobehavioral/developmental conditions, specifically in the areas of ADHD, and ASD and medication implications. Being a father of a child on the spectrum gives Steve the "father's perspective" and guides his passion to reach and support other Autism Dads out there!