(1) Home or
hospital instruction shall be provided to students eligible for special
education services and other students who are unable to attend school for an
estimated period of four weeks or more because of disability or
(2) As a condition to such
services, the parent of a student shall request the services and provide a
written statement to the school district from a qualified medical practitioner
that states the student will not be able to attend school for an estimated
period of at least four weeks.
A student who is not determined eligible for special education services, but
who qualifies pursuant to this subsection shall be deemed " as having a
disability" only for the purpose of home/hospital instructional services and
funding and may not otherwise qualify as a student eligible for special
education services for the purposes of generating state or federal special
(4) A school
district shall not pay for the cost of the statement from a qualified medical
practitioner for the purposes of qualifying a student for home/hospital
instructional services pursuant to this section.
(5) Home/hospital instructional services
funded in accordance with the provisions of this section shall not be used for
the initial or ongoing delivery of services to students eligible for special
education services in a homebound or hospital placement pursuant to a student's
individualized education program.
(6) Home/hospital instruction shall be
limited to services necessary to provide temporary intervention as a result of
a physical disability or illness.
(7) A student eligible for special education
services who qualifies for home/hospital instruction must continue to receive
IEP team determined educational services that provide a FAPE, so as to enable
the student to continue to participate in the general education curriculum,
although in another setting, and to progress toward meeting the goals set out
in the student's IEP.
Wash. Admin. Code §
17-23-054, Filed 11/9/2017, effective
21-19-065, Filed 9/14/2021, effective
28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
09-20-053, § 392-172A-02100, filed 10/1/09, effective 11/1/09. Statutory
28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C.
1400 et. seq. 07-14-078, § 392-172A-02100, filed 6/29/07, effective