Support for Families with Special Needs

October 17, 2023

Episode 293

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Destiny Huff discusses the unique stressors that military-connected families with special needs children experience, and the importance of education and advocacy.  She shares resources and tools for educators, parents, mental and behavioral health professionals.

This podcast is made possible by generous funding from the Fort Wainwright Community Spouses’ Club. To learn more, visit

Audio mixing by Concentus Media, Inc., Temple, Texas.

Show Notes:


Destiny Huff, MS, LPC, CPCS is a neurodivergent military spouse of 9 years and mother of two boys. She runs a private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapist (TF-CBT) in the Mental Health field. She also runs Destiny Huff Consulting and is a Special Education Parent Advocate and IEP Coach. Destiny is currently a Doctoral Candidate pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology and is passionate about helping her mental health clients deal with everyday stressors and develop new coping skills. She is passionate about helping parents navigate special education and work together to identify solutions that can assist their children in feeling safe, preserving their mental health, and thriving in their school setting. She also works with schools to train staff on Mental Health, Autism, ADHD, and IEPs in the school setting.


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