This searchable database contains bibliographic information for literature (research-based and policy/practice) relating to dispute resolution in special education.

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What Do Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Think?

[Abstract] "The purpose of this mixed methods study was to better understand the perspectives of parents with children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders regarding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, and interventions implemented to help their child meet IEP goals. The...Learn more

When it's your own child

This article presents the findings from a national sample of 510 parents of students with special needs surveyed by telephone regarding their perspectives on special education in public schools. In-depth interviews were also conducted with 17 experts in the field and parents of special needs...Learn more