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    Infants and Toddlers Program

    Early Intervention Services help families with infants and toddlers who have delays in their development, or who are at risk for delays, grow to their full potential. A team of professionals will work with you to understand your concerns, determine if your child does need special help, and create a plan to support you in providing that help for your child.

    There is no cost to families. Eligibility is based on a child's need rather than family circumstances. All information is kept confidential.


    Children from birth to age 3 are eligible for Early Intervention if they:                                      

    • May be slower in doing things other children their age are doing
    • Have a diagnosis that puts them at risk for delays
    • May have something about their development that is “just not right"
    • May have something about their behavior that causes concerns


    Parents, teachers, physicians, community agencies, daycare/nursery schools, other health specialists, and private schools may refer children.

    For children birth to age 3, contact the single point of entry at:

    Mary Lou Christian, R.N., QAC Department of Health, 206 N. Commerce St., Centreville, MD 21617, Phone: 410-758-2838 Ext. 4456, FAX: 410-758-0720​​