Military Special Needs Resources
These resources will be applicable to those serving our country in all branches of the Armed Forces.
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1   Link   Special Needs Military Parent Toolkit
he DoD Special Needs Parent Toolkit has comprehensive information and tools that are geared towards helping military families with special needs children navigate the maze of medical and special education services, community support and benefits and
2   Link   Military OneSource
Available 24/7. Military OneSource is the newest member of your military community support team. Click on the special needs category or call 800-342-9647. Provided by Department of Defense at no cost to Service members and their families.
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3   Link   Air Force Special Needs Identification & Assignment Coordination (SNIAC)
The Special Needs Identification and Assignment Coordination Process supports personnel assignments. When families relocate, the process is critical to determine the availability of services for spouses and children with special needs. The process li
4   Link   DEERS - Verify Eligibility
DEERS is a computerized database of military sponsors, families and others worldwide who are entitled under the law to TRICARE benefits. DEERS registration is required for TRICARE eligibility. (from their website)
5   Link   TriCare Overseas
ECHO benefits may be available overseas. Contact your local MTF or the TriCare Overseas Regioinal Office for information. Call 1-888-777-8343 or visit their website for all overseas locations
6   Link   TriCare West Region Contractor
Register in your region! TriCare West contact is TriWest Healthcare Alliance - 1-888-TRIWEST
7   Link   TriCare South Region Contractor
Register in your region! TriCare South Region includes Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas (excluding El Paso portion of West Texas).
8   Link   TriCare North Region Contractor
Register in your region! The states included in TriCare North Region are available on their
9   Link   Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
Click on EFMP to information. Each uniformed service branch has an EFMP. It is a mandatory enrollment program for active duty personnel who have a family member(s) with special needs. Enrolling in this program will help to ensure that military fam
10   Link   TriCare ECHO
TriCare's Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) is for certain Active Duty Family members. It provides financial assistance to beneficiaries who qualify based on specific mental or physical disabilities and offers an integrated set of services and supp