Child Find

What is Child Find?

Child Find is a process in which children with special needs are identified. Preschoolers and school-age children who have suspected or already identified problems in development may which interfere with their educational progress may be referred.

Who May Refer?

  • Parents
  • Physicians
  • Community Agencies
  • Child Care Providers
  • Other Health Specialist
  • Private Schools

Who is Eligible for Child Find?

Residents of Talbot County, ages 3-21, who have suspected or diagnosed delays in thinking and reasoning, speech and language, motor skills, self-help skills, social and adaptive behavior. All services are provided by Talbot County Public Schools at no cost to the family.

Who Do You Contact:

Children Ages 3-21:
Supervisor of Special Education
Talbot County Education Center
410-822-0330, ext. 139 or ext. 141
Special Education Department
Talbot County Infants and Toddlers Program provides family-centered support and services to infants and toddlers with delays/disabilities to help them reach their potential and be prepared for school.