The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) supports the continuum of care for all eligible sponsors and their family member in order to improve the quality of life for families that support a member with special medical and/or educational needs. EFMP is a DOD-mandated enrollment program designed to support individual, family, and unit readiness.
- Potentially life-threatening conditions and/or chronic medical/physical conditions requiring follow-up support more than once a year and/or specialty/sub-specialty care.
- Current and chronic (duration of six months or longer) diagnosed mental health condition or inpatient/intensive outpatient mental health service within the last two years. Intensive outpatient is defined as monthly or more frequent mental health services.
- A diagnosis of asthma or other respiratory-related diagnosis with scheduled use of inhaled anti-inflammatory agents or bronchodilators, a history of acute asthma exacerbations, or history of hospitalizations as captured on the DD Form 2792.
- A mental health diagnosis, including Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), that requires prescribed psychotropic medications(s) and/or treatment by a mental health provider (e.g., psychiatrist, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, etc.).
- Special Education Eligibility under the IDEA:
- An infant or toddler with developmental disability (birth through two years inclusive) in conformity with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) specifying early intervention services.
- A school-age child (ages 3 through 21 years inclusive) when a school determines a child’s educational performance is adversely affected by one or more disabling conditions. Eligibility for special education services is documented by a current Individual Education Plan (IEP).
- DD Form 2792, Family Member Medical Summary
- DD Form 2792-1, Family Member Early Intervention Service/Special
- Educational Summary, if required
- Other supporting documentation, such as the IEP, IFSP, etc.
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- Family support through an assigned caseworker
- Support at IEP meetings and other agency meetings
- Family Events
- Workshops and trainings
- Support groups
- Eligibility for TriCare Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program with qualifying conditions
- Relocation assistance
- EFMP attorney assistance
- Possible eligibility for respite care
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