Dispute Resolution Parent Guides & Videos for Parents of Children & Youth
Parent guides for IDEA Part B dispute resolution in 13 languages. Companion videos and dispute resolution comparison chart available in English and Spanish.
SAVE THE DATE! CADRE will host its 10th National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Portland, Oregon, October 21-23, 2025.
CADRE hosted its 9th National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Planting Seeds: Growing an Inclusive and Informed Community, October 26-28, 2022. Download materials and watch select session recordings from the event.
IDEA Early Intervention Family Guides
Family guides (available in multiple languages) and companion videos on Part C dispute resolution processes, a comparison chart, commonly used terms, and more!
Find State Agency & Parent Center Information
SEA Dispute Resolution Coordination & Leadership
Whether you are new to your Dispute Resolution (DR) coordination and leadership role or not, you may find the content housed in this online suite of resources helpful in the administration of the required IDEA DR processes, as well as the implementation of other prevention and early resolution practices.
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.
Emerging Research and Knowledge Gaps in IDEA Dispute Resolution
CADRE recognizes the importance of informed practices and advancing knowledge in IDEA dispute resolution. While facilitated IEP meetings, engagement efforts, resolution meetings, mediations, state complaints, and due process hearings support thousands of youth with disabilities each year, we know families and schools stand to benefit even more from research-informed policies and practices.
Click below to learn more about the topics identified by national reserachers as areas of need for additional research in the field of Special Education or Early Intervention dispute resolution.