The same is especially true when it comes to hiring a nanny or babysitter to care for your children, or finding someone to photograph their most precious moments. Let your search begin and end here with our reader’s picks for the best of the best in these categories.

Beacon ABA Services – Boston
Franciscan Hospital for Children – Brighton
The Peter Pan Center – Ayer
Speech-Language Pathology Center – Norwell
Therapeutic Learning Center – Canton


The Peter Pan Center
60 Willow Road, Ayer
The Peter Pan Center’s heavily language-based social education programs resemble typical after-school activities, but they add an extra layer of social support and teaching.