Centers & Programs


Tethered Oral Tissues Program (TOTs)

In a team model, infants under 6 months of age are seen by a speech-language pathologist and a physical therapist to address breast- and bottle-feeding challenges while also treating issues of body alignment, including plagiocephaly and torticollis. Our feeding therapists also are certified in...

The Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training

The mission of the Center is to develop diverse scholars and leaders who use culturally relevant, evidence-based, and health equity approaches to inform research, practice, advocacy, and policies that promote optimal child brain development. Our programs are funded by the Centers for Disease Control...

The Michael V. Johnston Center for Developmental Neuroscience

This center is committed to bedside-to-bench and bench-to-bedside research with the long-term goal of improving patient clinical outcomes. The Michael V. Johnston Center seeks and supports diversity and collaboration and offers a robust investigatory environment with multidisciplinary scientific...

Information & Resources at MCDD

The Resource Finder is a project of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities and offers a person-centered service, helping people locate resources based on their individual needs.

Therapeutic Foster Care

The Therapeutic Foster Care Program offers a continuum of services for children with special needs who require temporary or permanent out-of-home placement. Working in partnership with state and local child welfare agencies, Therapeutic Foster Care matches children with families who can offer them stability, love, and attention, until they can be returned to their families, adopted, or transitioned to independent living.

Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

The Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic is one of about 25 clinics in the United States dedicated specifically to the care of individuals affected by tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and their families. The clinic places a special emphasis on the identification and treatment of autism, intellectual disability, anxiety, ADHD, self-injury and aggression in individuals with TSC.