5 Quick Guides for Parents of Children & Youth
Five parent guides and a comparison chart for IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution in twelve languages. Companion videos to the guides are also available.
CADRE is convening the 8th National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Planting Seeds: Growing an Inclusive and Informed Community, in Denver, Colorado on October 27-29, 2021! (Postponed from October 2020)
IDEA Early Intervention Family Guides
Four guides on Part C dispute resolution processes, a comparison chart, commonly used terms, and more! Also available in Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Russian, Chinese Simplified, and Vietnamese.
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Considering Mediation for Special Education Disputes
This pamphlet describes, from an administrators perspective, the benefits of participating in mediation as a means to solve special education disputes between parents and educators.
Publication Order Form
Are you a State Education Agency, Local Education Agency, Lead Agency, or Parent Center in need of CADRE publications? You can order them by clicking on the link below.
Colorado's Efforts in IEP Facilitation
In 2013, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) recognized the need for more options to 1) prevent IEPs from moving into contentious and costly dispute processes, and 2) improve outcomes for students. As a result, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Board was formed to explore possible options. Ultimately, IEP Facilitation was the highly-promising practice that Colorado decided to pursue. Learn about CDE's efforts around training and managing their FIEP program.