The home and hospital program shall consist of instructional and/or supportive services which are provided by the school to a child in the home, in a convalescent home, or in a hospital.  Instructional services shall be provided to any child with a physical disability which, in the opinion of professional personnel licensed by the Board of Healing Arts, will cause him/her to be absent from school for more than two (2) consecutive weeks; on a temporary basis to any child who has been certified by an appropriate specialist as having a disabling condition and verified by the IEP Team as the appropriate interim service for that child.  A child will be ineligible for home or hospital instruction during infectious states of communicable diseases. The amount of instructional or supportive service time provided through the home and hospital program shall be determined in relation to each child's educational needs and his physical and mental health.

Goals of the Program

  • To provide an educational program for those students who are unable to attend school due to a disabling condition
  • To enable students to be able to return to school with a minimum of difficulty
  • To advance those students' basic educational development who are in the program for an extended period of time

Description of Students Program

  • Definition-A child who has a severe orthopedic impairment which adversely affects educational performance is considered physically impaired.  The term includes impairments caused by congenital anomaly, disease, and other causes.
  • Criteria-A child physically impaired who has a severe orthopedic impairment which may adversely affect educational performance.

Physically Impaired

  • Definition-A child who has a severe orthopedic impairment which adversely affects educational performance is considered physically impaired.  The term includes impairments caused by congenital anomaly, disease, and other causes.
  • Criteria-A child physically impaired who has a severe orthopedic impairment which may adversely affect educational performance.

Health Impaired

  • Definition-A child who has limited strength, vitality or alertness due to chronic or acute health problems, such as heart condition, tuberculosis, rheumatic fever, nephritis, asthma, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, epilepsy, lead poisoning, leukemia, or diabetes which adversely affect educational performance is considered health impaired.
  • Criteria-A child is health impaired who has chronic or acute health problems which adversely affect education performance.
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