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Referral of Pupils Having a Diagnosed Chronic Illness.   

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(a) When a pupil has been medically diagnosed as having a chronic illness or acute health problem, the pupil may be referred to the school district or county office for an assessment to determine the need for special education.

(b) The following information shall be reviewed by the IEP team:

(1) The type of chronic illness;

(2) The possible medical side effects and complications of treatment that could affect school functioning:

(3) The educational and social implications of the disease and treatment to include but not limited to the likelihood of fatigue, absences, changes in physical appearance, amputations, or problems with fine and gross motor control, and

(4) Special considerations necessitated by outbreaks of infectious diseases, if applicable.

(c) The IEP team shall designate the school's liaison with the pupil's primary health provider.

Authority cited:

Education Code 56100


Education Code 56300

Education Code 56301

Education Code 56302

Education Code 56303

34 C.F.R. 300.111

34 C.F.R. 300.301

(Amended by Register 2012, No. 39.)