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  • Category IV & V include exceptional family members whose medical condition requires assignment near major medical facilities in the continental United States, or whose needs are complex and specialized requiring continuity of care.
  • These are the playgrounds selected for modifications and will be completed by September 2011 and may take until October. Construction starting.Site visits were conducted in late 2010 and early 2011 and did review of proposals that were turned into the finished projects that are now being constructed.
  • These are locations that we have projects completed or will be completed by Jan 2012.
  • This is our authority…Similar to the ADA… current OSD. If you are in doubt about your playground—please check with your director. HQ CNIC concucts an annual inspection of CYP programs and there is an independent inspection after installed by HQ…and upon notification of a concern by our will come to the installation…

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  • Child & Youth Programs
  • Child & Youth Programs
    • CYP Mission
    • Structure & Programs
    • Inclusion Action Teams (IAT)
    • School Liaison – K12 Special Education System Navigation
    • Outreach – EFMP Respite Care
    • EFM Playgrounds
  • Child & Youth Programs
    • Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provide developmental child care and youth recreational programs and services for eligible children and youth ages 4 weeks to 18 years of age
    What We Do:
    • Provide programs and services designed and operated to meet the unique needs of the military mission and Service members and their families
  • Child & Youth Programs
    Structure and Programs
    Child Development Centers (CDC) provide full and part day child care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age.Child Development Homes (CDH)provide full and part day and night and weekend child care for ages 4 weeks to 12 years of age.School-Age Care (SAC)provides before and after school and day camps for ages 6 years to 12 years of age.Youth and Teen Programsprovide sports programs, leisure classes, youth internet labs and teen programs for ages 6 years to 18 years of age.
    Child and Youth Education Services (CYES)helps "level the playing field" for transitioning students, prepares schools and installations to respond confidently to the complexities of transition and deployment.
    Child & Youth Outreach Services (CYOS): providing families off-installation CYP opportunities
  • Inclusion Action Teams (IAT)
    IAT MISSION: To organize resources and develop strategies for supporting children with disabilities and other special needs in CYP
    • Why
    • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973)
    • Equal opportunities in programs
    • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)
    • Reasonable accommodations to policies, practices and procedures
  • Inclusion Action Teams (IAT)
    Navy CYP Policy & Guidance
    • Philosophy
    • Inclusion is an attitude and a philosophy that welcomes and supports all
    • Process
    • Intake, placement, accommodations & supports, emergency action plan
    • Inclusion Acton Team
    CYP Director and CYP professionals
    Medical Personnel
    Family Support
    School official is school-age
    Therapeutic specialist
    KIT Inclusion Specialist
    Others as required
  • Child & Youth Education Services
    • Integrated into CYP as a core mission
    • NDAA Authority – Youth Sponsorship
    • School Liaison Officers (SLO) assigned to appropriate installations/regions for direct support
    • Creates seamless delivery system for everythingserving children (birth to age 18)
    • Provides structure for institutional response including policy, training, and funding
  • Child & Youth Education Services
    Baseline Services and Core SLO Responsibilities:
    • School Transition Services (PCS Cycle)
    • Deployment Support
    • Special Education System Navigation*
    • Installation, School, Community Communications
    • Partnerships in Education (PIE)
    • Home School Linkage, Support
    • Post-Secondary Preparation Opportunities
    * NOTE: Added January 2010 , addresses Special Needs challenges experienced by Navy Families
  • Child & Youth Education Services
    School Liaison Officers -- Role
    Installation subject matter expert for special needs student education issues in your area
    Knowledgeable on special needs educational issues
    Inform and advise commanders and parents on issues that affect special needs students as the arise
    Resources to families
    Parent education; help parents become the best advocate for their children
    Develop solutions to overcome barriers in partnership with:
    Local schools
    Fleet & Family Support/community resources
    Educateparents and commanders on the regulations, state guidelines for the IEP process, through various means such as briefings, websites, and resources materials.
    Interfacewith your local FFSP & EFMP and be the catalyst for communication between EFMP and local schools.
  • Child & Youth Education Services
    K-12 Special Education System Navigation
    School Liaison Officers
    • Installation Execution
    • 58 School Liaison Officers
    • Supporting all major installations
    • CYP collateral duties at small sites
    • Prepares parents, educators and Navy leaders:
    • PCS and deployment issues impacting school age children
    • Provides assurance that a “quality K12 education” is a Navy priority
    • Works to “level the playing field” for Navy families
    • Helps Navy families to be the best “advocates” for their child’s education
    • Connects Youth Sponsorship program to Schools
    • Enhance Post-Secondary Opportunities
    • Expands community outreach
    • Geo-dispersed support
    K12 SPEC Ed System Navigation
    • Special Education Challenges
    • Compliance with IDEA/504
    • *26% of parent interaction with special needs children
    • *82% of School Liaison Officer duty day focused on special needs families
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care Program
    • Eligible active duty Navy families that enroll in the program can receive up to 40 hours of respite care per child per month
    • The contracting agency (NACCRRA) works with Child Care Resource & Referral agencies and other community organizations to recruit, train, and provide technical assistance to child care programs and caregivers willing to care for Navy families with EFMs
    • Organizations will provide free child care referral and placement services for Navy families with diagnosed EFMs in Categories IV & V, ages birth through 18, and living on or near Navy installations in the continental United States.
    • The service is provided at no cost to eligible families
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care Locations
    • Bremerton, WA
    • Greater Washington DC
    • Jacksonville, FL
    • Norfolk, VA
    • San Diego, CA
    • Independent locations
    Currently there is a waiting list for services in each geographic area
    To diminish the wait time for and serve more Navy families, the current EFMP Respite Program is hosting a staff study to address alternatives.
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care Referral Process
    If a family contacts Installation about EFMP Program
    Child Care Aware (CCA) to determine eligibility for EFMP Respite Care
    YESCCA determines where Navy family is stationed. CCA refers them to participating agency. CCA will connect family to the agency via a 3-way conference call to the agency contact. If contact is not available, CCA will gather initial information from parent to send to the partner agency via email
    Is family registered with the Navy EFM program? Are they Cat IV or V?
    NOCCA refers family to EFMP installation contact to get registered in the EFM program on base or if they are category III or below, they are informed they are not eligible at this time
    Agency will work with Navy family to determine respite care needs and locate appropriate providers. Agency will look for appropriate respite care and continue to work with the Navy family
    Family will contact CCA again once they are registered
    Navy family selects Respite Care providers. Family will complete EFMPparent application given by the agency and respite care will be provided
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  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care Waitlist
    • Currently there is a waiting list for services in each geographic area
    • To diminish the wait time as well as serve more Navy families, the CYP is looking to make some revisions to the current EFMP Respite Program.
    • A task group is being formed to review current policies and procedures.
    • More details on changes will be announced at a later date.
    • Goal of EFMP Respite program is to maintain a COL II status.
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care
    To date:
    • Delivered over 236,404 hours of care so far in FY11 (Oct 10 – July11)
    • Served an average of 725 children each month (EFM and siblings)
    • Currently using 6 agencies in 5 states
    • Services used to support families that reported an EFM:
    • 52% On the Autism Spectrum
    • 33% Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • 43% Developmental Delays (including speech/reading)
    • 18% Mental Retardation
    • 16% Respiratory Disorders (e.g., Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, etc.)
    • 15% Cerebral Palsy
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care
    Families’ Overall Satisfaction with Services Received through EFMP Respite Care
    Families’ Overall Satisfaction with Services Received through EFMP Respite Care
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care
    37% have more than one EFM
    EFMP Categories of Enrolled EFM Children:
    • 60% were Category V
    • 31.4% were category IV
  • Child & Youth Outreach
    EFMP Respite Care stories from families
    “This respite program has been an essential part of my families’ survival. With my husband on deployment and no family, this has been the only support that we have. I cannot express my gratitude enough for this program and all the help to support it. It means the world to me and my family!”
    “We would never have been able to function without this program. My husband is completing a difficult residency and without this program, he would have not been able to focus on his current mission, as our entire family and support network is on the east coast. Thank you for this program!”
  • EFM Outdoor Environments – Playgrounds
  • EFM Outdoor Environments – Playgrounds
    Outdoor environments are for all children, eliminating barriers to promote positive socialization and self-confidence skills
    • Universal design, integrating accessible features as part of the overall design
    • Playground designs will meet the American Barriers Act adopted by DOD as of October 31, 2008
    • Playground designs include play components, container gardens, outdoor gathering spaces, and shared accessible paths
    • Play components consist of the following
    • Climbing structures with transfer stations
    • Sand boxes with sitting ledges or elevated sand/water tables
    • Playhouses
    • Outdoor musical instruments
    • Outdoor Art Easel for painting
    • Sensory panels
  • EFM– Playgrounds Locations
    (FY11) Locations for replacement & new playgrounds
    NS Dahlgren NAS Corpus Christi
    NAS Patuxent River JRB New Orleans
    JB Little Creek –Fort Story NAS Pensacola-Corry ST
    Naval Shipyard Portsmouth NS Panama City
    NS Norfolk SUBBASE Kings Bay
    NS Dam Neck
    NB New London
  • Locations Continued
    NS Great Lakes NAS Whidbey Island
    NAS China Lake Joint Base Pearl Hickman
    NMC San Diego
    NAS Lemoore
    *Additional funding of $3.75M in FY12
  • EFM CDCs Meeting ABA Stds
    New CDC’s – Constructed with ABA Standards
  • ABA--Background
    • Federal facilities must comply with standards issued under the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).
    • The Architectural Barriers Act authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Defense, to modify or waive the accessibility standards for buildings and facilities covered by the Architectural Barriers.
    Procedure for a building or playground with barriers that can be addressed through a facility modification.
    • Contact the Director of the facility. They will be glad to discuss the challenges that a facility presents. Through collaboration the goal is to find resolution for all parties.
    (On July 23, 2004, the United States Access Board issued updated accessibility guidelines for newly constructed, altered, and leased facilities covered by the ABA and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq. These guidelines were published in the Federal Register on July 23, 2004 (69 FR 44083), and are online at
  • CYP Point of Contacts
    • Best Choice: work with your local installation CYP Director
    • Chuck Clymer
    • Navy CYP Program Manager
    • E-Mail:
    • Phone: (202) 433-0519 or DSN 288 2912
    • Terri Dietrich
    • Navy CYP Outreach Program Coordinator
    • Bldg 168, Anacostia Annex, Washington, DC
    • E-Mail:
    • Phone: (202) 433-2912 or DSN 288-2912
    • Visit our Web Page: