Symposium Sessions

Session Title Speakers
Creating a Dispute Resolution Community of Practice for Parent Leaders Sharman Barrett, Jan Serak
Resolving Disputes Early Through the Use of Independent Advocates, Resource Parents & Solution Teams Jeanne Bowman, Carlo Rossi
'Walter', Is That You? Using Data and Thoughtful Self-Examination to Improve Dispute Resolution System Performance Marshall Peter, Richard Zeller
Advanced Mediation Skills: Empowerment, Strategy & Style Jim Melamed
CADRE's National Effectiveness Study and Integrated Data Management Systems for Dispute Resolution Howard Schrag, Judy Schrag
Creating Conflict Partnerships: Essential Steps to Resolving Disputes Dudley Weeks
Disputant Perceptions of Institutionalized Special Education Mediation Services Grace D'Alo, Nancy Welsh
Educating Our Children Together: Strategies for Effective Family-School-Community Partnerships Susanne Carter
Engaging Parent Perspectives in State and Local Dispute Resolution Systems Margaret Burley, Jeanne Bowman, Susanne Carter , Jan Serak
Examining States’ APR Dispute Resolution Data: Early Findings Aimee Taylor, Richard Zeller
Guerrilla Mediation Robert Benjamin
How About a Mutually Agreed Upon Third Party, Carrying Out a Mutually Agreed Upon Process to Resolve Current or Even Future Disputes? Lyn Beekman
How About a Mutually Agreed Upon Third Party, Carrying Out a Mutually Agreed Upon Process to Resolve Current or Even Future Disputes? Lyn Beekman
Illuminating Research in Special Education ADR John Reiman, Bonnie Todis
Intervening in Difficult Conversations Greg Abell
Intervening in Difficult Conversations Greg Abell
Lessons Learned from IEP Facilitation Initiatives Fran Fletcher, Patricia McGinnis, Judy Alderton, Eva Soeka
Lessons Learned from IEP Facilitation Initiatives Judy Alderton, Fran Fletcher, Patricia McGinnis, Eva Soeka
Mediating Special Ed Disputes Really Is Different! Some Possibly New and Different Tips and Strategies Lyn Beekman
Mediation Agreements: Design, Implementation and Enforceability Greg Abell, Anita Engiles, Pamela Kraynak, Michael Opuda, Edie Primm
Moving Toward More Productive Conversations: Practical Approaches to Improving Early Conflict Resolution Through Effective Communication Elaine Talley, Gail Nugent
Preventing and Managing Legal Problems Before They Escalate Michael Opuda
Re-Designing Special Education Dispute Resolution in the District of Columbia: A Bold Partnership Brenda Brown, Kelly Evans, Sheldon Krantz, Marshall Peter, Deborah Spitz, Joseph Tulman, Ellen Kabcenell Wayne
Research on Hearing/Review Officers and Court Decisions in Special Education: A Trends Analysis Perry Zirkel
Special Education Challenges Involving the Most Vulnerable Children: Experiences from Rwanda Ellen Yamshon
The CADRE Continuum: Dispute Resolution Process and Practices Jim Melamed, Philip Moses
The Conflict Partnership Catalyst Process: An Alternative to Mediation Dudley Weeks
The Dynamics of Facilitating Effective IEP Meetings Fran Fletcher, Kathy Wian
The Dynamics of Facilitating Effective IEP Meetings Fran Fletcher
The Dynamics of Facilitating Effective IEP Meetings Fran Fletcher, Kathy Wian
The Role of Students In Special Education Mediation Anita Engiles, Melissa Mueller
Voluntary Binding Arbitration: The Promises And The Cautions Homer LaRue
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Moving Upstream: The Third National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education 2004