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Homebound/Hospital Tutoring

227 N. Fourth Street
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-463-3000

Homebound/Hospital Tutoring

The Illinois School Code provides for a continuation of learning when a student has had their classroom activities disrupted by physical/medical problems.

The purpose of Home/Hospital Services is to facilitate learning while students are unable to attend school for a physical or mental health condition. Home/Hospital Services may be provided to any student when it is anticipated that, due to a medical condition (in the opinion of a licensed physician), the child will be unable to attend school for a period of 10 or more days or on an ongoing intermittent basis.

An “ongoing intermittent basis” is defined as: such a nature or severity that it is anticipated that the child will be absent from school due to the medical condition for periods of at least 2 days at a time multiple times during the school year totaling at least 10 days or more of absences.

Home/Hospital services require:
  • Physician’s note
  • Specific diagnosis
  • Recommendation of services
  • Length of time out of school
  • Parental consent
During student absence from school, a certified teacher (service provider) will serve as a liaison between the school and home/hospital. The classroom teacher continues to be responsible for class content and will assist in providing needed information/materials.

For further information regarding home/hospital services, please contact Anne Scalia, Director of Student Services, at 630-463-3060.