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Featured CADRE Products

Building local-level capacity
A Tale of Two Conversations

The original videos were developed by the Office for Dispute Resolution in Pennsylvania and featured Dixie Trinen and Suzanne McDougall.

Guiding Principles of Collaborative Advocacy

CADRE's Guiding Principles of Collaborative Advocacy combines highly effective communication strategies, facilitative behaviors, interest-based problem solving skills, and most importantly, a collaborative approach to empowering students with disabilities, their families, and other advocates for...(read more)

IDEA Dispute Resolution Parent Guides and Companion Videos

Following OSEP’s release of a Q&A on IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution in July 2013, CADRE was asked to create a set of companion resources for parents and families. In response, CADRE developed six parent guides and a process comparison chart with the support of parent leaders from across the...(read more)

IDEA Early Intervention Family Guides and Companion Videos

These four family guides are designed to explain the dispute resolution options under Part C of the IDEA: mediation, written state complaints and the due process complaint and hearing procedures specific to families with infants or toddlers with disabilities (Birth through Age 2). The companion resource, "Quick Guide to Early Intervention Dispute Resolution Processes for Infants & Toddlers (Birth through Age 2)" offers a side-by-side look at dispute resolution options under Part C of the IDEA. These guides have been translated into the following languages other than English: Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Navigating Intra-Family Conflict

The importance of early intervention services (EIS) in improving outcomes for children with developmental delays or disabilities is well-established, as is the impact on the child’s development of having stable, supporting, safe and responsive adults. While conflict is a normal and natural part of...(read more)

Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child's School

This brochure offers specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child's school. This document was originally published in May 2004 and developed in partnership with the National Dissemination Center for Children with...(read more)

Working Together Series

The Working Together Series includes five interactive self-directed courses. These courses provide families and educators with a number of strategies for working together and through conflict. Anyone supporting children or youth with disabilities may benefit from this series, however, the setting...(read more)

الأدلة الإِرشادية لأولياء الأمورالخاصة بحل النزاعات المتعلقة بقانون IDEA ومقاطع الفيديوهات المصاحبة لها

عقب إ صدار OSEP للأسئلة و الأجوبة حول حل نزاعات الجزء ب من IDEA في يوليو 2013، تم الطلب من CADRE إ نشاء مجموعة من الموارد المصاحبة لأولياء الأمور والعائلات. إِستجابة لذلك ، طورت CADRE ستة أدلة إِر شادية لأولياء الأمور و مخططاً لمقارنة العملية بدعم من قادة أولياء الأمورمن جميع أرجاء البلاد. توضح هذه...(read more)

System Improvement
Cultural and Linguistic Competence Assessment For Dispute Resolution Systems

Introduction Dispute resolution systems must be culturally and linguistically competent to meet the interests and needs of diverse populations residing in the United States, territories, and tribal nations. This self-assessment tool can be useful in determining the level of cultural and linguistic...(read more)

Improving Your System

Learn what CADRE believes contributes to an effective and equitable dispute resolution system.(read more)

Lead Agency Dispute Resolution Coordination & Leadership

Whether you are new to your Early Intervention Dispute Resolution (DR) coordination and leadership role or not, you may find the content housed in this online suite of resources especially helpful in the administration of the required Part C IDEA DR processes, as well as the implementation of other...(read more)

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...(read more)

Data Portal
SPP/APR Data Resources

CADRE's Data Portal includes state and national dispute resolution data summaries, data tools, and external data resources.(read more)

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