U.S. Army Medical Department, Exceptional Family Member Program
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EFMP OVERVIEW


EFMP ENROLLMENT

 Mandatory Enrollment
 Enrollment Overview
 Who must Enroll?
 Registration Criteria
 Procedures
 Disenrollment


EFMP SCREENING

 Screening Overview
 Overseas Assignments
 Requirements
 Overseas Travel

 Family Member Travel Screening Pilot Information


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Registration Criteria Special Educational Needs

Registration Criteria

Family members of Soldiers are considered to have a special educational need if they have or require an:

  • Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP), age birth to 3 years
    OR
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP), age 3 years to 21 years

Special Note:The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (www.nichcy.org) serves the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in children, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices.
An Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP) for children age birth to 3 years with special educational needs and an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for children age 3-21 years with special educational needs.