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Homebound instruction is provided, typically in the student's home environment, by a certified teacher.
General Education Homebound Services
3.7 General Education Homebound (GEH) Program
Any student who is served through the GEH program must meet the following three criteria:
A student served through the GEH program at home or hospital bedside must be served by a certified
general education teacher. Over the period of his or her confinement, the student must be provided
instruction in all core academic subject area courses in which the student is enrolled. In addition, over
the period of confinement, the student should be provided instruction in all other courses the student is
enrolled in, if possible.
Note: For guidance in determining GEH instruction for pregnant students who are receiving PRS, see
Section 9 Pregnancy-Related Services (PRS).
Special Education Homebound Services
4.7.2 Code 01 - Homebound
To be placed in the special education homebound instructional setting, a student aged six years or older
must meet the following four criteria:
All students referred for homebound instruction must be residents of the Dickinson Independent School District (DISD) and enrolled in their school of attendance. Students will remain enrolled on the campus of attendance and continue to receive instructional assignments and grades from the home campus. At the beginning of each school year, the district social worker or homebound teacher will contact parents to obtain new consents to speak with your child's doctors in order to gather info for the 504 or ARD committee in order to make a placement decision. DISD follows the guidelines as noted in the most recent Student Attendance Accounting Handbook, which is located on the TEA Website.
If you believe your child needs homebound services, contact one of the following:
DISD Homebound Teacher
Jamie Rubach Harbuck
Coordinator of Special Programs Instruction
Dickinson Independent School District
2218 FM 517 East | Dickinson, TX 77539
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