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Early Intervention

Listed below is a compilation of early intervention resources including programs, services, education, and supports.

Head Start
Head Start programs include Early Head Start, ages 0-3, and Head Start, ages 3-5. Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families. Use this resource to find a Head Start Center in your community.

Maryland's Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education
This resource provides a list of programs and services offered by the state Department of Education for children birth through five (5) years.

Maryland State Department of Education: Child Find
If you suspect that your child has a developmental delay or disability, start with calling your local school system Child Find office for children ages three (3) through twenty (21) years. From there, children can receive screening services to identify any areas of concern for further assessment by a multidisciplinary team.

Maryland State Department of Education: Family Support Services
This resource provides helpful family support directories and publications for families of children with disabilities, birth through twenty-one (21) years.

Maryland State Department of Education: Local Infant and Toddler Programs
Find Infant and Toddler Programs throughout Maryland, arranged by county for children birth through five (5) years.

Not Finding What You Need?

A Resource Coordinator is available to assist you in finding disability resources by phone or email:

• 800-390-3372
• TTY MD Relay 711
resourcefinder@kennedykrieger.org

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