Educational Resources For Military
Connected Youth by the Ohio National Guard Family Readiness & Warrior Support
This brochure has information on educational resources for military families.
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.
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.
Ohio National Guard’s Family Readiness Program – Provides information and tools for Ohio
families, including educational resources, youth camps, and recreational
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.
Troops to Teachers – Helps eligible military personnel begin new careers as teachers in public
Touching Base – This
is a quarterly U.S. Department of Education newsletter for the military
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.