Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are nonprofit organizations familiar with the issues facing families with special needs. They can connect you to resources that can provide and finance health care for your children, help locate assistance, and explain legislation.
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Managing the care and services for a family member with special needs — whether it’s a spouse, child or dependent adult — is a lot easier with the right support. The best place to start is to enroll them in the military-wide Exceptional Family Member Program.
Office of Special Needs EFMP Podcast Series – Season Two
New episodes available now! Get information, tips and resources from experts, specifically for military families with special needs.
LATEST CONTENTRespite Care Services for Families With Special NeedsDec. 1, 2021, 4:00 p.m. | 4 minute read | 1,685 viewsTaking care of a family member with special needs can be more than a full-time job. As a parent and/or caregiver, it’s natural to want to give your all to your loved one, but everyone needs a break, whether that’s to go to an appointment, run err...How the Exceptional Family Member Program Can Benefit Your Service Member and Their FamilyNov. 18, 2021, 2:13 p.m. | 4 minute read | 2,828 views
The Exceptional Family Member Program can help military families with special needs thrive in military life.See What’s New With the Exceptional Family Member ProgramSept. 15, 2021, 8:57 a.m. | 3 minute read | 6,473 views
Learn more about the EFMP & Me tool and other program highlights to improve the experience for military families with special needs.Navigating Early Intervention ServicesJuly 2, 2021, 4:45 p.m. | 6 minute read | 1,609 views
Early intervention services can help your child overcome developmental delays. Learn how to navigate the process to get your child the assistance they need.