Children with Special Needs
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Military Family Services recognizes that families with special needs children face many challenges, but Canadian Armed Forces families face particular and unique challenges as a result of the Canadian Armed Forces lifestyle.

It is extremely important for Military Family Services and special needs families to work together to mitigate challenges and promote the resources, funding prospects and community engagement opportunities.

Support and Useful Links

Family Information Line 24/7 bilingual
1-800-866-4546 North America 
00-800-771-17722 Europe
Email: fil@cafconnection.ca

Facebook Page - Share resources, advice and encouragement with other Canadian Armed Forces families.

Support Our Troops - Funding information.

Family Navigator - Online toolkit to help military families who are looking for resources, moving to a new community, or dealing with military lifestyle challenges.

My Voice - Facebook group run by Military Family Services that encourages discussion with families like yours about the challenges and experiences you face as military families.

Autism Speaks - Dedicated to funding global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; and to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.

* For more information in our community, please contact the GMFRC at 422-3352.

Local resources for families in our community include:

Talk With Me - Looking for ways to develop your child's literacy skills? Wondering if you should be concerned about your child's speech and language development?

Autism Connections -  a non-profit organization committed to helping individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, friends, and professionals working with them in the greater Fredericton area.

Department of Early Childhood Education - Training and resources to help each student develop to their full potential.