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PODCAST SERIESOffice of Special Needs EFMP
The Defense Department Office of Military Community and Family Policy, Office of Special Needs produced the Office of Special Needs EFMP podcast to help military families learn about the Exceptional Family Member Program and other resources.
Listen as experts discuss topics of interest to military families who have a member with special needs. Learn how to build a community of support, connect with assistance on the installation and in the community, and use resources including MilitaryOneSource.mil and EFMP & Me.
This podcast series is also a great resource for service providers and leaders to share with the service members and families they support.Most Recent Episodes18 RESULTS
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — Background and SummaryNov. 28, 2023 | 13 minutesHear an overview of the standardization of EFMP and how the recent changes and enhancements will improve the experience for families enrolled in the program.
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — Identification and EnrollmentNov. 28, 2023 | 11 minutesLearn about recent enhancements to the Exceptional Family Member Program identification and enrollment process for military families with special medical and/or educational needs.
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — CONUS Assignment Coordination EnhancementsNov. 28, 2023 | 9 minutesLearn about enhancements to the Exceptional Family Member Program assignment coordination process and how military families can benefit from these changes.
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — EFMP Family Support Services EnhancementsNov. 28, 2023 | 7 minutesLearn about the enhancements to EFMP Family Support services. The enhancements are a part of the Defense Department’s new standardization policy for EFMP.
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — Respite Care EnhancementsNov. 28, 2023 | 14 minutesLearn how respite care has been standardized across the services and what that means for families. Find out the process for determining eligibility and what branches will be impacted the most.
Exceptional Family Member Program Standardization — Monitoring and Oversight EnhancementsNov. 28, 2023 | 10 minutesLearn about enhancements to monitoring and oversight of the Exceptional Family Member Program.
Preparing for Separation or Retirement From the MilitaryDec. 6, 2021 | 38 minutesWhether you are separating or retiring from the military, having a plan in place can help ease the transition to civilian life for your family. Learn where to go for assistance when you need it.
Education Special Needs and Early Intervention ServicesFeb. 26, 2021 | 41 minutesGet info and resources associated with educational special needs, early intervention services and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including education checklists on the EFMP & Me tool.