Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.
Support For Families
From special child care services and ongoing medical issues to complex housing situations and strained finances, it can take a lot to look after a family member with special needs. The good news is you’re not alone.
Use these resources for military parents of children with special needs to make the best of a difficult time.
Getting rid of old or unused medicine is a tricky issue. Throwing it in the trash might pose a risk to a child or pet that finds it, and flushing it might hurt the environment. Keeping it "just in case" or for another time isn't safe either, as expired meds don't work as well and can even be harmful. Keep your family and community safe by cleaning out your medicine cabinet periodically. Take the following steps.
Supporting adult family members with complex needs may involve collaboration with a variety of support systems and community-based services.
Person-center planning is a military-supported initiative to help individuals with disabilities direct their own lives — with options to plan housing, work, finances and more.