A homebound or hospitalized student is a student who has a medically diagnosed physical or psychiatric condition which is acute or
catastrophic in nature, or a chronic illness, or a repeated intermittent illness due to a persisting medical problem and that confines the
student to home or hospital, and restricts activities for an extended period of time. The corresponding definition is found in State Board
of Education Rule 6A-6.03020, Florida Administrative Code (FAC)
Working in Hospital and Homebound Settings: A Guide for Educators, Department of Education, 2008, ESE 312907. For a copy of
the above publication contact the BEESS Resource and Information Center (BRIC) at or 850-245-0477.