If Your Guard or Reserve Family Member has Special Needs, Military OneSource Is Here for You

If someone in your Guard or Reserve family, adult or child, has special needs, it's important to know about all the free services available to you from Military OneSource.

Special Needs Specialty Consultations

Do you need assistance with understanding the special education cycle? Do you want to find adult day care for an older loved one? Are you concerned about next steps as your teenager with special needs finishes high school? Military OneSource Special Needs Specialty Consultations give you the chance to talk for an hour, up to twelve times a year, with a special needs expert about a wide range of issues.

The Special Needs Consultant will assess your family's needs and answer your questions about education, finances, support groups, effects on other family members, and more. To schedule your first non-medical consultation, call Military OneSource at (800) 342-9647 and ask for an appointment with a Special Needs Specialty Consultant.

Access to all the features and support of Military OneSource

The Military OneSource program, provided by the Department of Defense (DoD), provides services, resources, referrals, and support through Military OneSource and by phone at (800) 342-9647. Step into a virtual world of support for military special needs families with:

  • Access to personal financial, health, and anti-stress coaching to keep you at your best.
  • Information about medical, emotional, financial, and education concerns designed for special needs military families, and links to programs like the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).
  • Access to online libraries, interactive webinars, a special needs discussion board, podcasts, articles, and audios (available in CD format or to listen to online), including special materials for caregivers of adults with special needs.
  • Order information and free organizers like the DoD Special Needs Parent Toolkit and the Special Care Organizational Record (SCOR) for Children with Special Health Care Needs.


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