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In some instances, the parents are first time parents, and they are far from home.
No family member is available to help out with recognizing the developmental stages. If we can catch the child at 2, we can start putting services in place.
The service also offers you customized research on community resources and appropriate military referrals.
Military One Source has a variety of special needs tip sheets, booklets, CDs and other materials available at no cost.
EFMP could change the course of the service member’s career, create roadblocks for moving forward, and can be seen as an unfair and complicated program that, although designed to help, often doesn’t.
EFMP is a mandatory Do D program to provide comprehensive community support for family members with special needs.
A long- range goal would be to do a sensory room, like a discovery center, a small rock climbing wall, water tables, and a place where kids can go to discover and learn.
Once a quarter we have Educational and Developmental Intervention Services, which is geared for families of infants and toddlers, come to ACS.
With just a few clicks, the site provides you access to disability-related information and programs available across the government.For family members with children school age and younger, EFMP works closely with Educational and Developmental Intervention Services; Child and Youth Services; and the school system to assist parents or guardians in finding the best options for their child.This begins with a team approach to evaluating health, behavioral and/ or learning issues which could impact the child’s success.For more information about the EFMP: Whether it's help with child care, emotional support during deployments, relocation information or resources, Military One Source is there for military personnel and their families... The service is available by phone, online and face-to-face through private counseling sessions in the local community.Find information about: Military One Source Specialty Consultants offer personalized consultations on such issues as education, special needs and finances are available for military families with special needs.