Military Special Needs Network

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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 · Leave a 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 · 7 Comments

2014 MSNN Summer Survival and PCS Guide is Live!

2014 MSNN Summer Survival and PCS Guide is Live! Wondering how you’re going to make it through the long, dog days of summer? Have a PCS move coming up on … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Memorial Day: It’s Not Just a Three-Day Weekend

When we think about Memorial Day, most of us think about BBQs, getting together with friends and family, sales for things like cars and furniture and it being the unofficial … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Are You Prepared?

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Advice for the new Food Allergy Family from Allergic Girl

Author and activist Sloane Miller answers our question, “what advice do you have for those that are newly diagnosed with a food allergy?” I was born with food allergies. I … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Food Allergies and 504 Planning

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 along side their … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment
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