What are School Health Services and School Nurse Services

Introduction

School health services
have long been a part of IDEA’s related services definition. In IDEA 2004, the
term has been changed to school health services and school nurse services, with
the following definition at §300.34(c)(13):

(13) School health services and school nurse
services
 means health
services that are designed to enable a child with a disability to receive FAPE
as described in the child’s IEP. School nurse services are services provided by
a qualified school nurse. School health services are services that may be
provided by either a qualified school nurse or other qualified person.
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