Russell Child Development Center's Tiny-k Early Intervention Program is part of a statewide system that provides early intervention services to children ages birth to 36 months and their families. Russell Child Development Center provides Tiny-k services in 13 Southwest Kansas counties.



FREE developmental support and services for children birth to 36 months

Interested in a Developmental Screening?

Click here to request a screening


Has Your Child Received Services?

Click here to tell us about your experience


RCDC's licensed team of Tiny-k educators and therapists work with families to build a unique success plan for every child with a developmental delay or disability.


Services are provided in your child's own environment- where he or she lives, learns and plays- and are available at no cost. Funding is provided by local state and federal sources through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I.D.E.A.).

Additional information on children served and annual funding is available here.

Any child, from birth up to three years old qualifies for a free screening. 

Click here to request a free developmental screening for your child or a child you know. 


You can also call our office Monday through Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

at 620-275-0291 or 888-877-3717.

Developmental Screening Q&A:

1. What is a Developmental Screening?

Free Screenings and Evaluations are available to families and take place in a natural setting, such as the child’s home or community. At least two professionals meet with a family to gather information about how a child is developing and to determine if he/she is eligible for services.

  • Each child’s hearing, vision and overall development will be screened by trained professionals.

  • RCDC screenings look at: self-help skills, thinking skills, social skills, communication skills and muscle development.


2. What happens if a child meets eligibility requirements?

  • Upon determining eligibility for services Individual Family Service Plans are developed by the tiny-k team and family for eligible children. These plans guide the team in meeting the needs and addressing the priorities of each child and family.


3. Where can I read more about Infant Toddler Services in Kansas and RCDC's Infant Toddler program?

  • Kansas Infant-Toddler Brochure

  • Infant-Toddler Brochure Spanish

  • RCDC tiny-k Brochure

  • RCDC tiny-k Brochure Spanish


4. I'd like to find more information on child growth and development. Where do I start?


5. Why is it so important to have my child screened?

There are many resources for parents on the benefits of brain development and early childhood outcomes. RCDC has compiled some helpful links on our Resources page and our Tiny-k home visitors also possess a wealth of information and knowlege specific to you and your child's needs.

Russell Child Development Center

2735 N. Jennie Barker Rd, Garden City, KS 67846

Local: 620-275-0291

Fax: 620-275-0364

Office Hours: 

M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Our Mission
To lay a foundation of success for all young children and their families through high quality, inclusive services.