Adults With Special Needs - The Essentials

When you have an adult family member that needs care, services may seem hard to find. But the truth is, individuals with disabilities and their families now have more options to plan for housing, work, finances and more.

The military supports these efforts with Military OneSource Adult Disability Care Consultations and other ways:

Easily access support services from Military OneSource.

Military OneSource offers a number of support services for adults with special needs including enrollment in the Exceptional Family Member Program, help finding independent living options, and access to the Veteran's Aid and Attendance benefit and Medicaid waiver program to help with in-home care or facility care. Find out more.

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Learn if your family member is eligible for disability services via the military.

Adults eligible for special needs services through the military include all active-duty service members, National Guard and reserve members, and some members of the Coast Guard Reserve. Spouses and dependent children are also eligible, along with family members who are handling an eligible service member's affairs while the service member is deployed. Learn who else is eligible.

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