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Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (MCITP)

The Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (MCITP) provides early intervention services to assist families with their efforts to address their children’s developmental and special needs. When an infant or toddler (ages birth to 34 1/2 months) is suspected of having a developmental delay, a referral is made to the program. Children are eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • demonstrate a 25% delay in one of the developmental areas, OR
  • have atypical development or have a high probability condition that would likely result in developmental delays.

The program includes a developmental assessment; a review of family concerns; priorities and resources; meetings with the family to develop an individualized family service plan; service coordination to ensure that the individual and his or her family receive needed services which may include but are not limited to physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, health/medical services, nursing services, nutrition services, psychological services including specialized play groups or therapy sessions, counseling, speech and language assistance, special instructional services, transportation, and parenting skills development; and ongoing evaluation of the child's progress and his or her changing enrichment needs.

These services are provided in a family centered practice model where families participate with service providers to learn skills and strategies to support their children's development. All services are provided at no cost.

To apply for services, visit the referral website or call the Infants and Toddlers Program at 240-777-3997. Interpreters are used to support all languages.

What We Do

Early intervention services are provided in the child's natural environment (home and community settings where a child is during the day). The following may be provided based on each individual child's and family’s needs:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Audiology
  • Interpreting
  • Family counseling
  • Family support
  • Family Training
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Services for Visual Impairment
  • Services for Hearing Impairment
  • Social work
  • Special Instruction
  • Speech/language therapy
  • Transportation