(a)General. A veteran may be provided individualized tutorial assistance, if VA determines that special assistance beyond that ordinarily given by the facility to students pursuing the same or a similar subject is needed to correct a deficiency in a subject.
(b)Authorization of tutorial assistance. Tutorial assistance may be provided during any period of rehabilitation services authorized by VA.
(c)Use of relatives precluded. Tutorial assistance at VA expense may not be provided by a relative of the veteran. The term relative has the same meaning as under § 21.374 pertaining to the use of a relative as an attendant.
(d)Payment at the Chapter 30 rate. If a veteran has elected payment at the educational assistance rate payable under Chapter 30, he or she may not be provided individualized tutorial assistance under provision of Chapter 31. (See § 21.334.)