Military Family Support 360 Center
@Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Assisting active duty and retired military, National Guard, and Reserve personnel throughout NJ with infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities
Helping families know their rights to ensure that infants, toddlers, children, youth and young adults (birth–26) with special needs receive the early intervention, education, and transition services they need for a productive life, the PTI also works with families who have children at risk of inappropriate identification and classification.
What the Parent Training & Information Center Offers
We assist military families by:
- Developing a Family Plan to address concerns
- Assisting with access to Family Resources
- Offering training sessions on advocacy for accessing quality services, health care, and education
- Offering family to family emotional support and information
- Linking personnel to leadership opportunities to ensure the family voice in decisions about military assistance programs and services
Resources & Materials
Webinar: Resources for Military Connected Families Who Have Children With Special Healthcare Needs or Disabilities | October 27, 2021 7 PM – 8 PM
“The Military Family Support 360 Project” | Exceptional Parent Magazine article about the project
BRANCH: Military Parent Technical Assistance Center | Abundant resources for military-connected families
Resources Especially for Military Families | A landing page of resources for military families from the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), a SPAN program
Military Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) | A Department of Defense program that helps military dependents with special needs
EFMP + Special Needs | Information on support for military families with family members with special needs, via the National Military Family Association
EMFP/Special Needs | Resources to support service members and their families, including information on policies and parent tool kits, from Military OneSource
Special Education Services in Military DoDEA Schools | Information about special education services in DoDEA schools and military programs that can support families of kids with learning and attention issues
What Our Families Say
Thank you for all of your help with my SSI issues—everything went smoothly. I was prepared, thanks to all of the good advice I was given.
The training is exactly what I’d been looking for!
Military Family Support Navigator