COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 61

April 11, 2003

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Revised Handbook for Homebound Services

 

The Department of Education has revised the Handbook for Homebound Services. This document provides guidance for students who are confined at home or in a health care facility for periods that would prevent normal school attendance based upon certification of need by a licensed physician or a licensed clinical psychologist.

The document is available on the Department of Educations website: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/sess.

 

If you have questions regarding the Homebound Handbook, please contact Chester C. Walrod, Jr., associate specialist, Office of Special Education, at (mailto:cwalrod@mail.vak12ed.edu) or (804) 786-9775, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.

 

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