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Kennedy Krieger Institute

Serves people under the age of 21. Provides diagnostic services, inpatient and day treatment services, outpatient services, home and community services, and school programs.

707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
443-923-9200
Baltimore City

Baltimore Infants & Toddlers Program

The Baltimore Infants and Toddlers Program (BITP) is an interagency program for families with young children who may be experiencing a delay in development or who have been diagnosed with a condition that is likely to affect development.

Eligibility: Children ages 0 through 2, with a suspected developmental delay are eligible for screening and assessments to identify early intervention needs in the areas of speech/language; physical, cognitive, and psycho-social development, and self-help skills. Services are provided at no cost to the family.

Services include:

  • Special instruction
  • Speech pathology and audiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological services
  • Case Management
  • Medical services for diagnosis
  • Health services related to other early intervention services
  • Family education, counseling, and support

Services to infants, toddlers, and their families are provided by the Baltimore City Health Department, Public Schools, Department of Social Services, and other agencies and private providers participating through an agreement with the Baltimore City Health Department therefore, services are offered at many locations.

10 W. Eager Street, 2nd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-396-1666
TDD: 410-396-5771

NOTE: *For services for children ages 3 and above, please call Child Find: 443-642-3032.

Baltimore County

Baltimore County Infants and Toddlers Program

Baltimore County Infants and Toddlers Program (BCITP) provides services for families of children birth through 36 months of age who have, or may have, developmental disabilities, delays, or special health needs. Baltimore County Infants and Toddlers Program’s mission is to support families within their communities as they facilitate their children’s learning and development.  BCITP services are collaboratively provided by the Baltimore County Department of Health, Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County Department of Social Services and other public and private agencies. Infants and Toddlers referrals are made by calling the Single Point of Entry for Baltimore County at 410-887-2169.

Calvert County

Calvert County Infants and Toddlers Program

The Calvert County Infants and Toddlers Program provides an array of early intervention services for children and their families birth to the age of three. Children who are experiencing a developmental delay, or who have an established condition are eligible. Early intervention services are family-centered, functional and based on individual family routines and activities. It is through these everyday activities that our service providers work with and support family members and caregivers to enhance the learning and development of the children in our program. The Calvert County Infants and Toddlers Program is part of a coordinated effort by the Calvert County Public Schools, Calvert County Health Department, Calvert County Department of Social Services, and other community organizations. To be eligible for our program, children must have a 25% delay in a least one area of development (cognitive, language, social-emotional, self-help, motor), atypical development or a high probability of delay due to a diagnosed medical condition. Services are available for eligible children and their families free of charge.

Services may include:

  • Audiology
  • Family Counseling/Training
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Special Instruction
  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Vision Services

Anyone can make a referral to our program. To speak confidentially with a child development specialist, please call 410-414-7034 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

4105 Old Town Road
Huntingtown, Maryland 20639

Cecil County

Cecil County Infants and Toddlers Program

The Cecil County Infants and Toddlers Program is an interagency program providing early intervention services to eligible infants and toddlers and their families. Children are eligible if they are under three years of age and are experiencing a 25% delay in one or more developmental areas or have a diagnosed condition that has a high probability of resulting in delay or are displaying atypical development that is likely to result in delay. Evaluation and assessment are provided to determine eligibility and to identify areas of need.

Early intervention services provided to address the needs of the child and family may include:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Audiology
  • Family Counseling and Training
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological Services
  • Social Work Services
  • Special Instruction
  • Speech/Language Therapy
  • Vision Services

410-996-5444

Charles County

Charles County Department of Health Infants and Toddlers Program

Services are provided to infants and toddlers, birth through two years old who may be delayed in development or have disabilities. This program is a family centered approach to assist families with an eligible infant or toddler obtain services for themselves and their child. Services vary with the needs of the child and their family. Types of services that may be provided include: service coordination, audiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, family training, counseling, home visits, assistive technology services, special instruction, social work, transportation and nursing.  Anyone concerned about the health or development of a child from birth through age two can call to make a referral.

Charles County Infants & Toddlers Program
4545 Crain Highway
White Plains, Maryland 20695-1050
301-609-6808

Frederick County

Frederick County Developmental Center

Infants and Toddlers Program-Birth through school age, services/assessments are free if you qualify for the program.

Services provided include:

  • Speech and Hearing
  • Language
  • Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Social Work

350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, Maryland 21702
301-600-1611

Frederick Memorial Home Health

Provides in-home skilled nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy and speech, they take MA, Medicare and some private insurance.

605 East Church, Suite 2
Frederick, Maryland 21701
240-566-3222
Prince George’s County

Prince Georges Health Department Infants and Toddlers

Babies need much more than food and water to grow up healthy. Taking an active role in their development can be exciting, enriching, and rewarding. The Prince George’s County Infants and Toddlers Program is part of a statewide program for infant and toddlers up to 36 months of age who are experiencing developmental delays.

If you believe your child is having difficulty in a particular developmental area, this program may be of help. Services are designed to enhance a child’s potential for growth and development, including physical, occupational and speech therapies, special instruction, home visits, and linkages to other services such as the WIC nutritional program and Medical Assistance. Services are provided at no cost to the family.

To learn more about the program or make a referral, call 301-265-8415 (TTY/STS Dial 711 for Maryland Relay).

St. Mary’s County

Infants and Toddlers Program-St. Mary’s County Health Department

St. Mary’s County Health Department is the lead agency for the St. Mary’s County Infants and Toddlers Program, an interagency program developed to assist families in finding help for their children with special needs. The program is a family-centered system of early intervention services for children from birth to age 3 with developmental delays and disabilities. Other agencies that support the program are:

St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services

St. Mary’s County Public Schools

The Individuals with Disabilities Act requires the provision of interagency early intervention services that are coordinated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary, and flexible. Services are provided according to an Individualized Family Service Plan, as determined appropriate by members of an early intervention team. Parents are valued as important members of that team.

301-475-4393

Email: healthdept@smhd.com

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