Homebound Instruction: SPED STUDENT HOMEBOUND DUE TO DEPRESSION NEEDS REDUCED WORKLOAD

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Sue:  9th grade OHI student with ADHD and Dysgraphia is now homebound for the remainder of the school year (physician’s written request) due to severe depression. The doctor stated to the school in writing that the student MUST have a reduced workload – but the school is refusing to do this. What can/should be done to make sure that this happens? Thanks.

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Edward
01/25/2020 10:30 am

The word ‘depression’ has become so common an ingrained in society that it almost seems normal to say it. The problem is, by trivializing this severe and upsetting condition, it does a total disservice to anyone who is struggling on a day to day basis, trying to steer clear of the darkness and battle back towards the light. Read More
https://nycpsychiatrist.com/blog/blog-reader/avoiding-the-darkest-of-roads

Chuck
11/18/2016 4:13 pm

If you have not communicated with the special ed director, you should do so. If you have or this does not help you may use the dispute resolution processes available to parents. Your parent training & information center can assist you. http://www.parentcenterhub.org/find-your-center He could be dropped from one or two courses. It would take him longer to graduate, but this could be better for him.