Caring for aging loved ones while you’re in the military can present a special set of challenges – such as maintaining care through moves and deployments. Fortunately, elder care consultations from Military OneSource can help you connect with the services and support you need to take care of the senior in your military family.
In addition to the Exceptional Family Member Program and Military OneSource special needs consultants, these federal and state programs can help families with special needs.
When you have an adult family member that needs care, services may seem hard to find. But the truth is, individuals with disabilities and their families now have more options to plan for housing, work, finances and more.
Supporting adult family members with complex needs may involve collaboration with a variety of support systems and community-based services.
Learn about federal and state programs that help families with special needs. Military families can also count on the support of the Exceptional Family Member Program and Military OneSource.
The Education Directory for Children With Special Needs is a Web-based tool that helps military families with special needs make informed decisions about education and early intervention services available on or near installations within the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Medicaid is a federal program that provides eligible military families with benefits beyond TRICARE. It covers basic health and long-term care services for eligible children, adults, pregnant women, individuals with disabilities and the elderly, and for families with low income and limited resources.
Exploring options, building a support network and self-advocating are steps students with special needs should take to prepare for their transition to adulthood.
If you are filing taxes on behalf of yourself or a family member with special needs, you may be eligible for certain tax breaks.
Military OneSource special needs consultants provide enhanced support for military families with special needs. Special needs consultants are available by phone or video to help you navigate the medical and educational needs of your family, and connect you with military and community based support.