Links to social media groups and organizations specific to military families and their concerns, including those that offer support and information to military families who have children with disabilities.
American Military Families Autism Support (AMFAS) (which also has many installation-specific pages administrated by a local military family)
National Military Family Association (NMFA) : Advocacy, information, scholarships, camps
Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) : Dept. of Defense-operated schools in the US and abroad
Military.com : Membership organization for service members, veterans, and their families
Military Child Education Coalition : Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition.
Military Family United : Provides support directed to families and survivors
Military Kids Connect: Official military website. An online community for military-connected professionals, educators, community professionals and families that provides access to age-appropriate resources for children dealing with the unique psychological challenges of military life.
Military Officers Association of America: Scholarships, advocacy, legislative updates
Military Special Needs Network : An interactive social network used by military families who have a dependent with special needs.
National Military Family Association: Advocacy, information, scholarships, camps
Operation Homefront : Financial assistance, caregiver support, and more
STOMP Specialized Training of Military Parents: On-installation trainings for parents and military personnel about student and parent rights when children have disabilities, guardianships & wills, SSI & Medicaid, TRICARE & ECHO
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS): program that supports surviving spouses and children after a military death
TRICARE for Kids: Organizations and military families coming together to advance health care and supports for children of military families, including those impacted special, chronic and complex needs, by linking families, providers, community, and government
TRICARE Special Needs Information: The military health care system’s online resource
United States Military Branches of Service:
Veterans and Veterans’ Families Resources: US Dept. of Veterans Affairs National Resource Directory