Infants and Toddlers Program
If a family or community member is concerned about the development of a child under the age of 36 months in Somerset County, they are encouraged to make a referral using the online link below. While all children grow and develop at their own rate, some children may need some additional supports to help them achieve their best potential. For more information about the Somerset Infants & Toddlers Program, please call 410-651-1616 or complete the referral below. Click on the link below.
What is the Infants & Toddlers program?
The Somerset Infants & Toddlers program is a coordinated effort by county agencies to provide early intervention services to all children under the age of three who may have a developmental delay, a disability, or a special health condition that is likely to lead to non-typical development.All services provided at no cost to families through Somerset County Public Schools.
What are early intervention services?
The types of services depend upon the needs of the child and the family. Once a child is found eligible for services, they will be provided in the child’s natural environment to best help the family create meaningful routines and learning opportunities throughout their everyday practices.
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Special Instruction
- Vision and Hearing
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Who can make a referral?
Anyone who has a concern about a child’s development can make a referral, including parents, pediatricians, community health nurses, and child care providers, by calling the single point of entry in Somerset County or by logging in to the online referral system.
If you have concerns that you would like to discuss, please call:
410-651-1616 ext. 0253
Where are early intervention services provided?
- Child’s home
- Relatives home
- Child care center or home daycare
- Libraries, recreational centers, playgrounds (if the family attends regularly and this is not a new environment for the child)
How do I know if I need to be concerned?