Military Special Needs Network

Proudly Supporting all Military Families with a Special Needs Dependent

Courage: A Military Family’s Fight with Childhood Cancer

October 31, 2014.  A date etched in our minds forever, and the beginning of an uphill battle of apprehension. Four days later we heard the dreaded words, as Isabella our … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · 5 Comments

Brace Yourselves: It’s IEP Season

Welcome to IEP Season!  It’s almost time for the big meeting where you sit in a conference room surrounded by school professionals and determine your child’s fate for the school … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Botox for Chronic Migraine – a Tricare Adventure

Hi, my name is Theresa and I am currently being treated with Botox for my Chronic Intractable Migraine.  To give a little background information for those of you that may … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Crossing the Line: Case Managers

I still consider myself pretty new to the world of case managers, even though during any given week I usually talk to at least one. I never really understood what … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

You Don’t Have To Pretend It’s All OK

Being the parent of a medically fragile child has made me the master of hiding tears behind a fake smile while saying the words my child needs to hear; “I … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet our new MSNN Admin Team

We’ve been working really hard here at MSNN lately.  With over 6,500+ military families with dependents with special needs, Miranda, Kelly, and I are so fortunate to be have knowledgeable and … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

Military Spouse of the Day: Alicia Webb

Introducing Alicia Webb, Coast Guard Spouse, married to her husband for 11 years, and stationed in Louisiana.  What Alicia likes most about being a military wife and veteran is being … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment