MilitaryHOMEFRONT en-us EFMP News and Updates Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00GMT EFMP News and Updates The Exceptional Advocate October 2012 Issue,YEAR:October,2012 Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00GMT The Exceptional Advocate, an electronic newsletter from the Department of Defense Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is published monthly for military families with special needs. Each month, you will find articles, resources, tips, and news that families can use to remain informed on a variety of topics. Presidential Proclamation - National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2012 Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00GMT During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we recognize the indispensable contributions people with disabilities make in our economy and recommit to building a country where each of us can realize the full extent of our dreams. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Launches New Mobile Website and Associated Quick Response (QR) Code Wed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00GMT Introducing The EFMP mobile website, designed to help military families quickly and easily access information about the Exceptional Family Member Programs and services via a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device with an internet connection. The Department of Defense's Education Directory for Children with Special Needs has been updated! Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:00:00GMT In addition to the state-specific information and resources provided, the directory provides tools that all families can use to help with a smooth transition as they relocate with a family member with special needs. Information on special education and early intervention services , expansion of the School-Age Directory for children ages three to twenty-one, and the addition of an Early Intervention Directory. TRICARE Young Adult Wed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00GMT TRICARE Young Adult allows adult children to purchase TRICARE coverage after eligibility for "regular" TRICARE coverage ends at age 21 (or 23 if enrolled in a full course of study at an approved institution of higher learning).