Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Queens

Professional Services, Resources, & Providers for Families in Queens

Find the best service provider in Queens for your family.

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UPDATED January 2019: We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding the right service your family needs by compiling a list of the best businesses in Queens. Our guide to professional family service providers in Queens includes tutors and test prep, legal services, doctors, dentists, orthodontists, financial planners, mental health and special needs professionals, photographers, and more. Whether your child needs braces to straighten their teeth, a tutor to boost their grades, an advocate to get the best education possible, or services specifically for their special needs, you’ll find the perfect provider for your family. These services are located across Queens, with locations in such neighborhoods as Elmhurst, Rego Park, Flushing, Whitestone, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, New Hyde Park, and Jamaica, as well as locations in nearby Long Island and Manhattan.

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Dentists & Dental Providers

AVENUE ORTHODONTICS
150-33 14th Ave., Suite 100, Whitestone
718-767-8400

Dr. Eleni Michailidis and Dr. Abraham Chahine are highly trained orthodontic specialists committed to providing the best quality care for their patients. Both orthodontists earned their doctor of dental surgery degrees from the prestigious Columbia University. Dr. Eleni continued her studies at Columbia and received a master of public health and master of science (and certificate) in orthodontics. Dr. Abraham completed an intensive three-year residency program in orthodontics at Stony Brook University. Schedule a complimentary consultation at Avenue Orthodontics to learn about the options available for your entire family.

REGO PARK ORTHODONTICS
98-41 Queens Blvd. suite 1A, Rego Park
718-275-2006

Rego Park Orthodontics welcomes children and adults of all ages for a free orthodontic exam and consultation. The office is equipped with the most recent digital technology to make the experience of orthodontic treatment as relaxed as possible for our patients. Patients can choose from different types of braces for treatment: metal braces that come with colors of their choice, ceramic braces without colors, or simply be treated with free clear aligners like Invisalign.

ZWEIHORN ORTHODONTICS
150-25 Union Turnpike , Flushing
718-969-9234

Dr. Zweihorn is a board-certified orthodontist specializing in the treatment of children, teens, and adults. His focus is on helping you get your best smile, paying close attention to your concerns and the specific requirements that are most important to you. Dr. Zweihorn brings to you the experience of more than 10 years of private practice, and offers a wide variety of orthodontic options using state-of-the-art technology. At Zweihorn Orthodontics, we have the most kind and helpful team in town. Come and see for yourself!

Doctors & Medical Providers

3D MATERNITY IMAGING
1300 Union Turnpike , New Hyde Park
516-326-0011

We are committed to providing a memorable experience for expecting parents and their families. Our goal is ensuring your relaxation and comfort in our peaceful viewing room. We take pride in knowing we produce quality 3D images and capture amazing moments such as yawning, smiling, even thumb-sucking. 3D ultrasounds are a unique way to bond with your baby. Fall in love at first sight with 3D Maternity.

LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success
Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858


Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.

Legal Services

LAW OFFICES OF JOSEPH H. NIVIN, P.C. (THE)
118-35 Queens Blvd., Suite 1220, Forest Hills
347-642-0376
153-01 Jamaica Ave Suite 201
Jamaica, NY 11432
The Chanin Building
122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 2100


Email jhnivin@nivinlaw.com

The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. focuses on family and matrimonial law, including both contested and uncontested matrimonial proceedings, custody, visitation, orders of protection, child support, spousal maintenance, and paternity. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin is also available to assist parents as well as foster parents in proceedings with the Administration for Children's Services.

Photography

GLYPH CREATIVE STUDIO, MARIANA MARTINIS
2525 Borden Ave.,
718-838-4827

A New York, family-owned, and exclusive photography studio. At Glyph we would love to capture your family's real (or authentic) moments of life in a fun, beautiful, and very spontaneous way. Children grow quickly and before we know it, they will no longer be little kids. All parents want to capture their child’s first moments with adorable photos to cherish and share. Let us capture those memories you will keep forever. We’d love to hear from you! From newborns, family portraits, engagement and weddings, we hope to be a part of the family.

Special Needs

DR. STEVE IMBER, PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS
Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties as well as the five boroughs of NYC
61-43 186th St., Fresh Meadows
516-273-1961
Sprout Building
166 Valley St., Providence, RI
401-421-4004
dr-imber.com/
scimber1@aol.com


Dr. Imber has more than 40 years of experience consulting, evaluating, and advocating for children, adolescents, and adults with various disabilities including autism (e.g. Asperger’s syndrome), attention deficit disorders, intellectual disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities. Dr. Imber is a professor of special education and a special education expert. He addresses needs of students in public, private, and charter schools. Services are available to parents, students, pediatricians, and attorneys. A confidential complimentary phone consultation is available upon request (Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the five boroughs of NYC).

HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
718-487-4309
Email contact@hugmusicny.com

Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. All of our music teachers are board-certified music therapists. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Hug Music provides baby and toddler music groups, dyad and private music lessons, and music therapy. Our original method, Musicreative, is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD to improve attention and learning skills. Five-week package is available for new students. Contact us today to schedule your first class!

LITTLE STEPS 1, INC. SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC ADELINA SAMUELS, M.A. C.C.C.-S.L.P. SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
63-70 Woodhaven Blvd. , Rego Park
929-335-7707

Little Steps 1, Inc. aims to help people develop their communication abilities, as well as treat speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders. Services include prevention, identification, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Therapy is provided via play, utilization of PROMPT techniques, and ABA therapy using a naturalistic approach. More than 20 years of experience in treating: Aphasia, Apraxia, Articulation (Phonology), Dysarthria, Speech/Language Delay, Pre-Reading Activities, Autism/PPD, Stuttering, Swallowing Disorders, Frenulectomy, Voice, Cleft Lip or Palate.

LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success
Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858


Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

Steps to Socialization was created by Evelyn Kashinsky, a parent of children with special needs, to help children who have difficulty socializing. Steps to Socialization is more than just a social skills program. We teach children how to think socially, step by step. Working in small groups of three to four students, we cover a variety of topics, including how to establish and maintain friendships and initiating and maintaining conversations.

Specialty Apparel

BRAVO! DANCE BOUTIQUE
108-12 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
718-309-9787
Email bravodanceboutique@gmail.com

Bravo! Dance Boutique understands the value of community. Our mission is to be able to provide local families the convenience of obtaining dance apparel at competitive prices.

Therapy & Counselors

COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
1-888-441-0015
Queens location:
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
Forest Hills
Manhattan location:
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C


Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuro-psychologists, who diagnose and assess a variety of conditions in children and adults. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech, and language and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being. Who we help: Children and adults with: learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), memory and processing deficits, developmental disorders (speech delay, motor and adaptive delays), depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and mood disorders.

ELSA LEE, PH.D. LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST
254-18 Northern Blvd., Suite 3, , Little Neck
646-389-2283
Email contact@queenspsychology.com

Dr. Lee is a licensed psychologist who has more than 10 years of clinical experience working with children and adults in clinical and educational settings. Services include neuropsychological assessments, psychoeducational evaluations, and psychotherapy. Specialize in testing and conditions including ADHD, learning difficulties, depression, and anxiety. Some insurance plans accepted.

LOUIS E. MORA, PH.D., PSYCHOLOGIST P.C.
70 Glen Cove Road, suite 201, Roslyn Heights
347-740-5690
Email lmoraphd@gmail.com

Dr. Mora works with children and adults. He specializes in psychological testing, which helps improve diagnosing and treatment planning. Such testing includes neuropsychological testing, giftedness examinations, and evaluating for the presence of psychological disorders. This includes evaluating for ADHD and possible consequences of head injury. He has years of experience doing such testing with various populations. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology and postdoctoral education in forensic psychology from St. John’s University. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at St. Francis College.

OUR MINDFUL CHILD
254-18 Northern Blvd., Suite 3 , Little Neck
929-267-5853
Email contact@ourmindfulchild.com

Our Mindful Child is a learning center that promotes social-emotional-cognitive skills in children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Founded by a neuropsychologist, we use structured, interactive, evidence-based approaches to help students build critical life skills that prepare them for longterm success. Sign up for your free trial class today!

Tutors & Test Prep

EYE LEVEL QUEENS
Eye Level Fresh Meadows
184-10 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows
917-563-5000
Eye Level Elmhurst
87-37 Justice Ave, Elmhurst
718-393-2428


Many parents today are facing educational challenges and looking for answers to help their children succeed academically. Whether the immediate goal is for early learning, remedial education, or academic advancement, Eye Level is the answer. Eye Level offers math and English programs for ages 3-14. Our instructors are able to tailor a curriculum by understanding the learning abilities of the students. With ongoing guidance of our instructors, each student will set attainable goals and learn at a comfortable pace. With each success, the student grows more self-confident, self-motivated, and self-directed in the quest for knowledge.

PRIVATE TUTOR-RENATE VECCHIONE
718-551-7986
Email rvecchione1@aol.com

Ms. Vecchione, an experienced, NYC-licensed, substitute teacher specializing in ELA and Math prep offers personalized tutoring. Ms. Vecchione is a nurturing individual who gives undivided attention to students of all needs. Her goal is to get your student up to par in their studies and ready for the next level. She has experience working with children with special needs in all grades, and customizes materials and programs for gifted and talented students as well. She will tutor at your house any day of the week. Rates are reasonable. References available.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED - ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER
Village East Gifted of Huntington 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313


Email info@villageeastgifted.com

Village East Gifted® (VEG) offers a highly rigorous college preparatory program for gifted and talented students ages 2-16. Its curriculum prepares academically advanced students, from a very young age, for the Johns Hopkins CTY exam, SAT, ACT, early college admissions, and accelerated degree programs in Ivy League schools. Group and private classes are offered seven days a week providing accelerated instruction in advanced vocabulary enrichment, Latin, writing, global studies, world geography, study skills, STEAM, advanced linguistics, and creative problem solving. IQ scores of 130 or higher are required as well as teacher recommendations.


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