Winter 2020: Legal Support, Online Survey & More

Exceptional Advocate - Winter 2020
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EFMP Values Your Feedback
With the soon to be launched EFMP Family Support Feedback Tool, you will be able to provide feedback about your visit to the EFMP Family Support Office through a short, confidential questionnaire. Your answers will help the EFMP continue to respond to what’s important to you and how to serve families better across the Department of Defense.
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Free Legal Support for Families With Special Needs
Military families with special needs can access free support from installation legal offices for a variety of matters, including educational law and PCS and deployment issues. Support varies by service and installation, so see what your local legal office can do for you.
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New Staffing Pilot
The Office of Special Needs launched a two-year pilot program in November to assess staffing levels for its EFMP Family Support staff. Two installations from each service branch have been selected to receive an additional EFMP Family Support provider to better support you.

Tips to Keep Your Relationship Strong
A long-term, loving relationship brings emotional support and strength to your life — plus it’s fun. But with life pulling you in different directions, it’s important to know how to feed your relationship so it continues to thrive. Here are some tips to help keep your relationship strong.

Financial Wellness
If you are filing taxes for yourself or a family member with special needs, you may be eligible for certain tax breaks.

eLearning Courses
View the new EFMP eLearning courses and videos on MilLife Learning: “Exceptional Family Member Program” and “PCS Travel Considerations.”
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Did You Know?
The “Preparing for Your Move” fact sheet has PCS tips for parents of children with special needs.

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