Infant girl - Early Intervention
All referrals to the MCBDDS Early Intervention Program come through a Help Me Grow Service Coordinator. Call 937-208-GROW (4769) to start the eligibility determination process.

Infants and toddlers under the age of 3 who are residents of Montgomery County and have been determined eligible by Ohio’s standards for early intervention services are eligible for MCBDDS Early Intervention services. The results of a multidisciplinary developmental evaluation must reflect a delay in at least one of the following areas:

  • Cognition
  • Communication
  • Social/Emotional
  • Adaptive Skills
  • Motor
  • Vision Status
  • Hearing
  • There may also be times a child is deemed eligible for Ohio Early Intervention services based on the informed clinical opinion of a specialist in the area of concern.
  • There are also certain physical and medical conditions that automatically quality children for Ohio Early Intervention Services.  The full list can be viewed on the Ohio Early Intervention website: Physical and Mental Qualifying Conditions for Ohio Early Intervention.