Over 100,000 military Families have members with special needs. These include spouses, children, or dependent parents who require special medical or educational services. These Family members have a diagnosed physical, intellectual or emotional condition. We invite you to explore the special needs module to learn about resources that will support your Family.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
This center operates as the nation's centralized information resource on disabilities and special education for children.
Parent Training and Information Centers
Each state is home to at least one parent center. Parent centers serve Families of children and young adults from birth to age 22 with all disabilities: physical, cognitive, emotional, and learning.
American Camp Association (ACA) Standards at a Glance
Special needs camps must meet the ACA standards for accreditation to receive EFMP respite care funds.