CHILD DEVELOPMENT: Provides early intervention services to families who have children with suspected developmental delays or disabilities, a diagnosis that is likely result in developmental delay, or atypical development. Offers evaluation and assessment, services include case management, audiology, vision, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, family training, counseling, home visits, some health services, nursing, nutrition counseling, psychology, social work, special instruction and support groups. Also provides linkage to community resources.
A family support network is also available for any parent whose child in part of the program. It is comprised of families throughout the state who give information, training and support. Also notifies parents of conferences and workshops.
Agency: Maryland State Department of Education
Languages Available: Accommodations possible.
Payment Description: None.
Intake and Eligibility: Children from birth to age 3, showing a delay of at least 25% below chronological age in 1 of 5 areas.