Helping children and adolescents with developmental delays reach their potential.
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“We’ve been pleased with all the aspects of services. Initially, we were confused because of conflicting medical information we got from doctors, but CDC staff helps us sort through the issues and we prioritize our goals and objectives. We are very grateful!”

~ Consumer Survey Quote

How to Make a Referral

To make a referral, please call CDC at 1-800-914-4779. A staff member will be on hand to record the child’s name, date of birth, parent or guardian’s name(s), address, telephone number, and social security number. Please have this information on hand when calling.

Who can make a referral?

Referrals to any CDC program can come from almost any source, including, but not limited to:

  • Parents
  • Family members
  • Physicians
  • Nurses and other health care professionals
  • Other community-based disability service providers
  • School personnel
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Therapists
  • Childcare providers
  • Child and Family Services

Because all CDC services are voluntary, families must be informed and in agreement with the referral.

What happens after a referral?

All referrals are followed up by a Social Worker/Intake Coordinator, who will contact the family and conduct a more in-depth interview at a time convenient for the family. Concerns across all areas of development are reviewed and service options are discussed such as: