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Family Health

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Urgent Care
Behavioral Health
Yale Child Study Center
Sukhodolsky Lab
230 South Frontage Road, New Haven

The Yale Child Study Center has been serving children and families in Connecticut since 1911. The clinical studies conducted at the Yale Child Study Center could be of interest to children who meet criteria for participation and their families.

We are looking for participants for a study of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in 8 to 14 year-old children with a diagnosis of high-functioning autism. This study offers comprehensive assessments of autism and includes participation in fMRI. We are also looking for healthy control children in the age range from 8 to 14 years to participate in a study of emotions.

For more information please contact Ms. Rebecca Jordan at 203-737-7664 or Dr. Denis Sukhodolsky at 203-785-6446 or or visit Yale HIC# 01211011144

Dental Associates of Connecticut
(Pediatric Dentists) Dr. John Iwasaki, Dr. Joseph Guzzardi, Dr. Laura Huling,
Dr. Michelle Neves and Dr. Claudia Odiaka
(Orthodontics) Dr. Erol Gund and Dr. Aaron Gilman
Locations in Danbury, (203) 748 -8055; New Milford, (860) 355-4138; 
Newtown, (203) 426-5891; Shelton, (203) 380-0660; and Fairfield, (203) 372-8961  |

Dental Associates of Connecticut has been providing state-of-the-art dental care to families in western Connecticut since 1971. Getting that great care is even easier now with convenient office locations in Danbury, New Milford, Newtown, Shelton and Fairfield.  


Our Pediatric dentists have completed years of specialized training focusing on your child’s teeth and dental needs. Each of our offices features a “child friendly” environment complete with toys, video games, prizes and rewards for adopting great brushing habits. If specialized dental care, such as orthodontic consultation is required, our in-house dental specialists are just steps away.

Dental Care Kids

(Pediatric Dentists) Dr. Gabrielle Sykoff, Dr. Durgesh Kudchadkar (“Dr. D”)

and Dr. Naomi Sedani

Dental Care Orthodontics: (Orthodontic Dentists) Dr. Peter Feibish,

Dr. Steve Scher, Dr. Simonas Zmuidzinas ("Dr. Z"), Dr. Uttampal Singh

and Dr. Patricia Bendick

Dental Care Teens:  Dr. Ji Yun Han

1500 Summer Street • Stamford • 203-883-4431

Dental Care Kids for pediatric and orthodontic dental care was created from the ground up to help get children off to a positive and resourceful start on the road to a life-time of good dental health.  


First, we have professional and board certified specialists in pediatrics and orthodontics for the best care possible. Second, we have a state-of-the-art office that combines the newest modern equipment like low dose digital x-rays and tooth colored mercury-free filings. Third, our entire team is dedicated to making you and your children’s visit world class in every way.


Dental Care Kids is triple MAX. MAX education, MAX quality care and MAX fun! Our parents all say they wish they went to Dental Care Kids when they were kids. One step inside makes it obvious that this office is all about kids.  

Smilen Dental Group
(Formerly known as Meslin Pediatric & Family Dentistry)
Dr. Sulakshana Sundaresan, Dr. Min Deng and Dr. Susan Berey
60 Church Street • Wallingford
203-774-0019 •


We at Meslin Pediatric & Family Dentisry provide a full range of dental services for the entire family — from infants to adults. Our commitment to quality care begins with children and progresses through adulthood. Our practice began with specialty treatment for children more than 30 years ago. Through the years, we have grown by offering general and cosmetic dentistry to adults. Bring your loved ones to the place where all generations can receive complete and comprehensive family dentistry at one convenient location. We invite you to visit our practice and enjoy the comfortable and high tech environment that we enjoy everyday.

Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, high quality dental care that you deserve. 

Developmental Health
St. Vincent's Special Needs Services

95 Merritt Boulevard, Trumbull

St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services is a trusted provider of lifelong education and therapeutic services. A special education school, based in Trumbull, it is an alternative placement option for children, ages 3-21, with developmental disabilities, special health care needs and students with autism spectrum disorders.

Education partners throughout Connecticut turn to St. Vincent’s to educate students with significant needs such as cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disease, acquired brain injury, autism, seizure disorders and other related conditions. Children’s services include Birth-to-Three services, special education school, autism services and children’s residential services.

Physical, occupational, speech/language and aquatic therapy are all offered as part of each student’s individualized education plan. Daytime recreational programs, supported employment and work services programs for adults with disabilities are also available as well as parent education, transition support services and residential placements.

ProHealth Physicians


Parents Trust ProHealth. ProHealth Physicians is Connecticut’s leading primary care physician organization with more than 90 locations throughout Connecticut with offices in all eight counties. Our pediatricians and family physicians are trusted with the care of over 90,000 children statewide. We use secure electronic health records and an online patient portal to keep parents connected to their children’s health.


As a patient of ProHealth Physicians, you can expect to receive first-rate, individualized medical care with a patient-centered focus. Our pediatric, family and adult medicine practices, along with our licensed specialists, provide life-long care for your whole family.

Yale New Haven Health
Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

1 Park St, New Haven, CT
Pediatric Specialty Centers in Greenwich, Norwalk,
Old Saybrook, Trumbull and New Haven
(203) 688-4242

The newly opened Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center brings top specialists to one convenient Greenwich location. From allergies to cancer treatment, your child will be cared for by specialists from a children’s hospital that ranks among the best in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital physicians provide 24/7 emergency services and onsite care for children at Greenwich Hospital. Everything your child could need from a top-ranked children’s hospital is now close by.

Behavioral Health
Developmental Health
Women's Health
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