Both individualized education programs and 504 plans document how children with special needs will reach their education goals. Learn about the differences between IEPs and 504 plans.
Military OneSource special needs consultants can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs. They’re also knowledgeable about the range of military programs and assistance available to you.
Exploring options, building a support network and self-advocating are steps students with special needs should take to prepare for their transition to adulthood.
Preparing for your separation or retirement from the military with a special needs family member may require additional consideration. Develop a plan using available support, tools and resources.
Keeping your Special Care Organizational Record organized and up to date makes it easy for you to use and ready if someone needs to step into your role as a caregiver.
Families with special needs can offer feedback about their recent experiences with the Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support services by using the EFMP Family Support Feedback Tool.