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STOMP provides information and resources to military families with special needs and military personal to access services and foster collaborative environments.
Brunch and Learn "Need to Know" Webinar Series
Join Us for the Brunch & Learn " Need to Know" Webinar Series!
Each webinar is 90-minutes and designed to provide information and resources to military EFMP families to help them access and navigate the educational and medical services.

Registration is free and open to all service members!

Dates and Topics:
November 19, 2021: TRICARE, ECHO, & ABA
December 17, 2021: IEP SMART Goals
January 28, 2022: 504 Plans/Accommodations
February 25, 2022: Student Led IEP
March 25, 2022: Supported Decision Making & Person Centered Planning
April 29, 2022: Financial Planning for the Future
May 27, 2022: Planning a PCS Move

Information on topics offered, future workshops and webinars: http://bit.ly/2Glq2K8
You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.





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The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide community support, housing, educational, medical, and personnel services to families with special needs.
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Speakers

Dee Bosworth
STOMP Instructor @PAVE
Dorothy “Dee” Bosworth is a military spouse and mother of a child with exceptional needs. Married for twelve years to an Active-Duty Sailor, Dee has been a Navy Command Ombudsman for six years, cumulatively. As an American Military Families Autism Support Community Leader and Florida Partners in Policymaking graduate, Dee is active in state and local programs for persons with disabilities. Driven by the experiences of military families like her own, Dee is passionate about empowering military parents to advocate for a better world for our loved ones with exceptional needs. Dee is a mom, teacher, and telehealth therapy facilitator for their twice-exceptional child. Between STOMP events, Dee supports individuals with disabilities as Helpline Coordinator for Washington State’s parent and information center, PAVE.
Keishawna Smith
STOMP Instructor @PAVE
Keishawna A. Smith is a proud graduate of Thee Jackson State University, the mother of two children with special healthcare needs, and is also the wife to a retired, disabled combat veteran. Her children both live with Sickle Cell Disease, type SS. She has also been the Parent Coordinator for the Mississippi Family 2 Family Health and Information Center, helping families navigate health care systems and advocating for children with special health care needs across the state. She has worked with and served various agencies and organizations throughout Mississippi. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation and is a consultant with Community Links coordinating for The Respite Connect (TRC) Program. A major goal for Keishawna is to help parents/caregivers become better advocates for their children and have a seat at the table when it comes to their child(ren)'s health, education, and overall well-being.
Jolynn Lee
STOMP Instructor @PAVE
Jolynn Lee is the spouse of a Marine Veteran and a mother to three adult military-connected children. With two children still at home, Jolynn is also the mother of a child with exceptional needs. Jolynn worked as a Special Education teacher for 11 years and has a Master’s degree in counseling. She has utilized her military-life experiences to facilitate a site branch of Reboot Combat Recovery, a 12-week PTSD recovery program for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Motivated by a passion for supporting military families in need, Jolynn is eager to help bring awareness and training within the military community. She knows first-hand the challenges faced raising a child with exceptional needs. One of her favorite mottos is, “People only know what they know, but we can work together to expand that knowledge base as we learn and grow together.”
Brook Allison
STOMP Instructor @PAVE
Brook is a mother to two boys with exceptional needs. The military has always been part of her life, being a child of the Air Force, a Marine Corps veteran, and the spouse of a National Guardsman. Brooks also serves as a host mother to foreign exchange students. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature and is currently working towards a Master’s Degree. She volunteers with the National CMV Foundation and enjoys taking her children to 5k’s to help bring awareness and support to families with exceptional needs. She currently serves as a Local Coordinator for Foreign Links Around the Globe (FLAG) and is an Aircraft Appearance Specialist. Her experiences as a military child, sister, mother, and spouse have inspired her to use her knowledge to help other families. Brook is driven by her passion for ensuring people living with exceptional needs have the opportunity to get the care and support they need to live their best lives.