Exceptional Family Member

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.

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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.

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Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

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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Respite Care Services for Families With Special Needs
Taking 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...
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How the Exceptional Family Member Program Can Benefit Your Service Member and Their Family

The Exceptional Family Member Program can help military families with special needs thrive in military life.

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See What’s New With the Exceptional Family Member Program

Learn more about the EFMP & Me tool and other program highlights to improve the experience for military families with special needs.

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Navigating Early Intervention Services

Early intervention services can help your child overcome developmental delays. Learn how to navigate the process to get your child the assistance they need.

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