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Home Instruction (Home Schooling)

Home instruction is a form of tutorial services, provided to public or nonpublic students, by the public school district of residence. These services are provided in accordance with Commissioner's Regulations 175.21 to students who are unable to attend their public or nonpublic school because of  physical, mental, or emotional illness or injury. Parents requesting these services must comply with local board of education requirements to provide medical verification of the student’s inability to attend school for a time that exceeds the number of days required by the district (about 10 days). 



Kevin, 24, lives with his parents. His short term memory, anxiety and anger are a result of diabetes-induced seizures as an infant. He now copes with his setbacks by eating foods that do not trigger outbursts.


What to Know When Assisting a Consumer for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify what issues are unique to consumers with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). This fact sheet discusses the type of health care providers often needed; prescription needs; therapy types and other supports.


Workers' Compensation - On-the-Job Injury or Illness

Workers' compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Contact the Workers' Compensation Board for assistance and information in filing a claim, eligibility, notice of rejection, pregnancy, disability coverage and for general information.

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