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Serving Military Families

CONTACTS

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family Support Coordinator
Kim Bryan
520-228-5690
Kimberly.Bryan@us.af.mil

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family Support Coordinator
Mayi Sallee
520-228-5690
Mayannyn.Sallee.1@us.af.mil

School Liaison Program Manager
Betsy Fleming
520-228-6040
Elizabeth.Fleming.1@us.af.mil

U.S. Army Ft. Huachuca

Case Coordinator/Special Needs Advisor
Tamara Hopkins
520-533-9403
usarmy.huachuca.medcom-rwbach.list.efmp@mail.mil

Luke Air Force Base

EFMP Family Support Coordinator
Christy Casper
623-856-6426
christy.casper@us.af.mil

EFMP Family Support Coordinator
Linda Rainey
623-856-6840
linda.rainey.1@us.af.mil

School Liaison Program Manager
Stacey S. Holland, GS-11, USAF
623-856-6378
stacey.holland.1@us.af.mil

Marine Corps Air Station

EFMP Training, Education and Outreach Specialist
Liz Smith
928-269-2949
Elizabeth.Smith@usmc.mil

KEYS TO SPECIAL EDUCATION & 504 PLANS

IEPs vs. 504 Plans

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

HOW TO TALK TO SCHOOLS

Communicating Effectively by Email

Sample Letter for Parents To Address Deployment Related Absences

ADDRESSING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)

Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)

Manifestation Determination Review (MDR)

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Quick Guide to Special Education Dispute Resolution Processes for Parents of Children & Youth (Ages 3-21)

IDEA Special Education Mediation

IDEA Special Education Resolution Meetings

IDEA Special Education Due Process Complaints/Hearing Requests Including Expedited Hearing Requests

IDEA Special Education Written State Complaints

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Facilitation

HELPFUL WEBSITES

Arizona Coalition for Military Families www.arizonacoalition.org

The Branch – Military Technical Assistance Center branchta.org/resource/education-and-military-families/

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) https://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs/

Military OneSource www.Militaryonesource.mil

Military Child Education Coalition www.militarychild.org

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3) www.mic3.net

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3) www.azed.gov/parents/military-families

SchoolQuest http://Schoolquest.militarychild.org

Sesame Street for Military Families https://sesamestreetformilitaryfamilies.org/

Specialized Training of Military Parents (STOMP) www.wapave.org/specialized-training-of-military-parents-stomp

State Council on the Education of Military Children www.education.azgovernor.gov/edu/state-council-education-military-children

USO Arizona www.arizona.uso.org

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