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The EFMP & Me Tool: A Guide for Users

Introducing EFMP & Me, a tool for military families with special needs to access information and resources anywhere, anytime. Use this step-by-step tutorial to set up your free EFMP & Me account and tailor it for your family. It’s easy. …
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EFMP & Me Online Tool Empowers Military Families With Special Needs

For families with special needs, the Department of Defense Office of Special Needs Exceptional Family Member Program provides support and resources to help you thrive in military life. Now, the new EFMP & Me online tool, available through Military OneSource, expands and tailors support to help you quickly navigate services, connect with resources and advocate for yourself or your family member with special needs ‒ anytime, anywhere.

EFMP Brand Rollout Toolkit

Get updated Exceptional Family Member Program products and resources. This toolkit is for service providers, military leaders and command who support or influence military families with special medical or educational. …
Essentials

Adults With Special Needs – The Essentials

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.

Podcast

Office of Special Needs EFMP podcast series season one

Tune in to Season 1 of the EFMP podcast series, where subject matter experts share information and resources of interest to military families with special needs members. Created by the Office of Special Needs, sessions include: Enrollment,. …
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Office of Special Needs EFMP podcast series season two

Join us for Season 2 of the EFMP podcast series, where our subject matter experts discuss topics of interest and share resources, ideas and connections for military families with special needs members. Created by the Office of Special Needs,. …
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Accessing and Updating Your Military OneSource Account

With the breadth of information publicly available on Military OneSource, you may wonder why you need a Military OneSource account, how to update your password or who to contact if you need help troubleshooting your account. Behind the Military OneSource login, you get access to many free tools and additional content.

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Spring Clean Your EFMP SCOR

Keeping your Special Care Organizational Record organized and up to date makes it easy for you to use and ready if someone needs to step into your role as a caregiver.

EFMP: Resources, Options, Consultations (ROC) – The Essentials

Managing the care and services for a family member with special needs – whether it’s a spouse, a child or a 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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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.

2021 Month of the Military Child Toolkit

Every April is Month of the Military Child. This year, Military Community and Family Policy is collaborating with key partners to celebrate and support our military children. Together, we’re featuring resources from across programs to help. …

Special Education and Child Care – The Essentials

It takes a lot of involvement to make sure a family member with special needs gets the right education and care. It also requires good communication with child care providers and school administrators and teachers.

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What Is Social Security Disability Insurance?

Social Security Disability Insurance is a payroll tax-funded, federal insurance program administered by the Social Security Administration that provides supplemental income to people whose disability prevents them from procuring employment or staying employed.

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An Overview of Special Education

Special education is designed to meet unique needs of children with special needs, ages 3 through 21.