Military Special Needs Network

Proudly Supporting all Military Families with a Special Needs Dependent

Back To School Social Stories

Looking to ease the transition from summer vacation to back to school? Download and customize these fabulous Back to School social stories from Olivia.  Back to School Resources (1) Olivia … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is a 504 Right for Your Child

504 Plans A 504 plan lays out the management of accommodations or modifications for a child in elementary or a secondary school so that they can participate safely and equally … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Your Special Education Responsibilities

Last week, I wrote about your rights when it comes to your child’s education, as parents have a key role in the special education process.  This week, we’re going to … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Your Special Education Rights

As the parent of a child with special needs, you have rights when it comes to your child’s education.  Let’s talk about a few of them.  You have the right … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Back to School IEP Advice

As we enter August, many of our readers are bracing for IEP season, as well as the challenges of sending our children back to school. Throughout this month, MSNN will … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Life Not How I Imagined

I sat there, numb, as the speech pathologist began explaining the different types of feeding tube buttons available. She continued to talk about bolus feedings, decompression tubes, and a number of other … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adequate? At Best!

You have to hand it to Tricare. They tell you right up front what you’re entitled to as a military family member. The word “adequate” is frequently used to describe … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 9 Comments
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