Category Archives: Tools & Resources for Families

Military Families and Special Needs- Military One Resource

Military One Resource offers all types of assistance for Military Families, like legal, financial, housing, family planning and many others.  The Family and Relationships tab will take you to the special needs families section. Military one Resource provides benefits for children with disabilities, from additional resources to family support, they also provide assistance for adults with disabilities.  Visit their site, they are a great resource for families.

Resources E-Blast- October/November 2018

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THIS ISSUE:  Many families in the U.S. recently navigated the transition from summer to school year. Families of children with special health care needs and disabilities often have multiple transitions in the pipeline.  This issue of the eBlast shares resources for a variety of types of transition.

 Transition “Starters” for Everyone   

For a place to start, check out this collection of resources on transition planning. Resources are divided by audience: general audience, parents, professionals, and students.

National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Resource Library

From the comfort of your own home, find a transition planning tool or a document that explains a transition-related policy or law. This online resource library–and also checkout the Research Library–shares resources, guides, and toolkits to help people with disabilities and older adults exercise their Right to Make Choices.

Health Care Transition Resources for Youth and Families 

This page from our partner, Got Transition, defines health care transition and has a set of frequently asked questions answered by experienced youth, young adults, and parents.

Share Your Supported Decision Making Story

The National Center for Supported Decision Making wants to hear from you!  Share your family experience using supported decision making to assist youth or adults manage their lives and make informed decisions. Use the story collection form or contact Morgan Whitlatch at mwhitlatch@dcqualitytrust.org.