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Policy 2167

Critically Ill Students

Students who are facing significant health challenges such as those battling cancer or recovering from a major accident who face an anticipated loss of access to their regular educational program of more than one academic quarter due to treatment shall require additional educational support. This educational support may be initiated by either the parent or the school principal.

The support required shall be formulated through the creation of a 504 plan (District Policy 2162) and may require the creation of an IEP (District Policy 2161) depending on the severity of the illness.

Depending on the location of the recovery, staff shall follow District Policy 2165 on Home or Hospital Instruction in support of the critically ill student.

Cross Reference:
District Policy 2161 Education of Students with Disabilities
District Policy 2162 Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
District Policy 2165 Home or Hospital Instruction

Legal References:
RCW 28A.155 Special Education
WAC 392-122-145 State Handicapped Program — Home and Hospital Care



La Center School District Adopted: November 25th, 2008