Military Families

Madison Middle School Military Families Resources

 

  • Educational Resources For Military Connected Youth – Provided by the Ohio National Guard Family Readiness & Warrior Support, this brochure has information on educational resources for military families. 

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  • General Resources For Military Families – Below are other resources to provide supports for a variety of needs for military families:

Ohio Military Kids – Supported by Ohio State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, this link has many resources designed to help military families through a deployment cycle.

https://ohio4h.org/statewide-programs/ohio-military-kids

The Ohio Inter-Service Family Assistance Coalition (ISFAC) – Serves as a statewide “safety net” in support of Ohio military families. The ISFAC connects military families with national, state, regional, and community resources, as well as volunteer support services.

https://homefront.ohio.gov/

Ohio National Guard’s Family Readiness Program – Provides information and tools for Ohio families, including educational resources, youth camps, and recreational opportunities.

https://ong.ohio.gov/

Post-9/11 GI Bill – This program helps military personnel use their GI Bill benefits to attend college classes or on-the-job training programs. The GI Bill Comparison Tool will help families make the most of their benefits.

https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/

Troops to Teachers – Helps eligible military personnel begin new careers as teachers in public charter schools.

http://dvs.ohio.gov/main/home.html

Touching Base – This is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military community.

https://www2.ed.gov/news/newsletters/touchingbase/index.html

Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) – Their mission is to ensure inclusive, quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployments, and family separation.

https://www.militarychild.org/

 

  • General Resources for Military Families with Special Needs – Below are information and links for military families that have children and family members with special needs:

Military OneSource Special Needs Consultants – Military OneSource special needs consultants are available to families for assistance with questions and concerns regarding the care and education of a family member with special needs; both children and adults.

https://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-relationships/special-needs?content%2520id=271388

Military Special Needs Network, & Facebook.com – The Military Special Needs Network is a peer-to-peer, global organization founded to respond to the family support needs of all branches of the military and of our Exceptional Family Members. We strive to support each one of our Members and their families by providing family and emotional support and lasting friendships.

https://www.facebook.com/militaryspecialneedsnetwork

The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs – The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs provides military families with children with special needs the information they need to make informed assignment decisions and easier transitions.

https://www.militaryonesource.mil/education-employment/for-children-and-youth

Disability.Gov – Provides a resource network on disability related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations. Federally funded with links to thousands of resources in 10 main subject areas: benefits, civil rights, community life, education, emergency preparedness, employment, health, housing, technology, and transportation.

https://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/disability.htm

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) – The Army designed the EFMP to be a comprehensive, coordinated, multi-agency program that provides community support, housing, medical, educational, and personnel services to military families with and EFM. This website focuses on your interaction with the medical portion of EFMP.

https://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-relationships/special-needs/exceptional-family-member/the-exceptional-family-member-program-for-families-with-special-needs

Disabled Military Child Protection - This act was signed into laws by President Obama in December, 2014 allows a military parent to provide a survivor benefit for a disabled child by paying it to a special needs trust for that child’s benefit.

https://www.military.com/spousebuzz/blog/2015/03/new-law-eases-burden-for-special-needs-military-kids.html

Kids In The House: The Ultimate Parenting Resource – Search and learn from over 8,000 videos from top experts and parents. A resource for seeking advice on how to handle any new situation with your child.

https://www.kidsinthehouse.com/

 

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