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Reports, Articles, and Regulations Related to Military Families Impacted by Disabilities NCD Report: "How to Improve Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Supports and Services for Family Members with Disabilities", http://www.ncd.gov/publications/2011/Nov282011 Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: "Oversight: Military Families with Special Needs" http://www.armed-services.senate.gov/hearings/event.cfm?eventid=b3fecae1f57287ff22c79db47d2e2545 Analysis of EFMP by Dr. Drinkwine: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/efmp_analysis_lkd_education_research_consultants (final report being compiled) GAO Reports: 2007: GAO-07-317R "Medical, Family Support, and Educational Services Available for Exceptional Family Members" http://www.gao.gov/assets/100/94715.pdf 2011: GAO-11-231, "EDUCATION OF MILITARY DEPENDENT STUDENTS" http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-231 2012: GAO-12-680, "Better Oversight Needed to Improve Services for Children with Special Needs" http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-680 2013: GAO-13-165R, "Department of Defense Policies on Accommodating Children with Special Needs in Child Care Programs", http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-165R Future DoD Reports:  

Benchmark Study: This study analyzes existing military and civilian programs and policies to inform on best practices, determines expansion of existing programs through a family needs assessment, and develops evaluation metrics to determine family satisfaction. (Delayed) Medicaid Study: In collaboration with West Virginia University, this study undertakes a comprehensive assessment of Medicaid accessibility to military families with special needs. (Delayed, expect delivery sometime summer 2013) Functional Analysis: This is a long-term project to analyze the current data and case management systems of each Military Service to determine whether a joint service system can be developed to network the Military Service systems and the military health system IT solutions.

Compiled by Jeremy Hilton, 23 February 2013, ktp1995@gmail.com or @ https://www.facebook.com/DoDMFRC


Past DoD Reports: 2009 "National Leadership Summit on Military Families" http://www.militaryonesource.mil/12038/MOS/Reports/Final%20Report%20-%20No%20Appendices.pdf 2010 "Report on the Impact of Deployment of Members of the Armed Forces on Their Dependent Children" (see pg 45-46) http://www.militaryonesource.mil/12038/MOS/Reports/Report_to_Congress_on_Impact_of_Deployment_on_Military_Chil dren.pdf 2010 “Military Family Assessment” (see pg 37) http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/mfna_2010_report 2011 "Annual Report to Congress on Plans for the Department of Defense for the Support of Military Family Readiness" (pg 40, 2010 report says essentially the same thing, 2012 not published yet): http://www.militaryonesource.mil/12038/MOS/Reports/FY2011_Report_MilitaryFamilyReadinessPrograms.pdf 2011, “2011 Office of Special Needs Report to Congress related to 2011 NDAA” http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/2011_ndaa_report_to_congress_by_office_of_special_ 2011, “Military Child and Special Education NDAA Study” http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/4-ndaa_sec586_rpt_to_congress_9-27-11_final 2011, “Education Services for Military Dependent Children with Autism” http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/dod_asd_final_report Air Force Reports 2009 Caring for People Conference Slides, http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/af_caring_for_people_2009 2010 Caring for People Conference Slides, http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/af_caring_for_people_2010 2009 DoD IG Complaint, http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/dod_ig_complaint_ltr_ Findings, http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/air_force_ig_investigative_report_foia Relevant Articles in the Press 2009: “The Military Child and Special Education” http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/mil.child.sped.exc.parent.pdf 2010: Washington Post “Military helps families find care for special-needs kids” http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2009/12/27/AR2009122702058.html 2010: Blog Post after Briefing of Congressional Military Family Caucus: http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/mil.children.barriers.htm 2010: Air Force Times Article related to IG Complaint: http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2010/07/airforce_needs_071010w/ 2012: Huffington Post Piece: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeremy-hilton/the-day-the-world-changed_b_1747701.html (links embedded) Compiled by Jeremy Hilton, 23 February 2013, ktp1995@gmail.com or @ https://www.facebook.com/DoDMFRC


2012: Dawn Berge Piece in Spouse Buzz: http://spousebuzz.com/blog/2012/10/why-we-sued-tricare-and-won-sort-of.html 2013: Kaitlyn Samuels Case: http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/11/the-pentagon-says-no-to-disabled-daughter-ofnavy-captain/265634/ and http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/02/21/military-family-fighting-government-insurance-for-horse-therapy/ Applicable Statutes and Regulations DoD Office of Special Needs (10 USC Sec. 1781c) http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/10_usc_sec._1781c_office_of_special_needs DoD Regulations: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/efmp/policy?content_id=267071 Army EFMP: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/army_efm_program Navy EFMP: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/navy_efmp Air Force EFMP: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/af_efmp USMC EFMP: Google search for MCO 1754.4B A number of other relevant service regulations: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/efmp/policy?content_id=267073 Three websites to be familiar with: STOMP: www.stompproject.org Wrightslaw: http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/dod.index.htm Military One Source: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/efmp Miscellaneous Issues/Reports/Articles SBP: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/military_sbp_2011_ep_kelly_thompson “Legal Issues Facing Military Families with Special Needs Children”: http://issuu.com/jeremyhilton/docs/legal_issues_facing_military_families RAND Study: “Effects of Soldiers' Deployment on Children's Academic Performance and Behavioral Health” (see pg 45) http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG1095.html

Compiled by Jeremy Hilton, 23 February 2013, ktp1995@gmail.com or @ https://www.facebook.com/DoDMFRC


EFMP Master List of Reports