Hospital Homebound

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    Hospital Homebound Services

    A homebound or hospitalized student is a student who has a medically diagnosed physical or psychiatric condition which is acute or catastrophic in nature, or a chronic illness, or a repeated intermittent illness due to a persisting medical problem and that confines the student to home or hospital, and restricts activities for an extended period of time. The corresponding definition is found in State Board of Education Rule 6A-6.03020, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

     Hospital Homebound is an area of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) eligibility that is determined by an Individual Education Plan (IEP) Team based on multiple sources of data. One part of that data is the application that is completed by the parent and the student’s referring physician.  At the initial IEP Team meeting, the team will determine what, if any, additional  data is needed to determine eligibility. If found eligible, the IEP Team will write an Individual Education Plan and determine where and how services will be provided. This service is intended to be temporary and not all classes being offered in the student’s home zone school may be offered as part of this service.

    If you feel your child may require homebound services, please contact your assigned school Guidance Counselor or Case Manager, to schedule a meeting to discuss your concerns.

    Homebound/Hospital Services
    301 4th Street S.W.
    Largo, Florida 33770
    (727) 588-6502

    Office Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8:00-4:00 pm