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This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

About the Webinar: This webinar will present the results of a systematic analysis of a representative sample of complaint procedure decisions and hearing officer decisions in five of the most active states. The comparison will be not only between these two systems for the total sample but also among the five state subsamples. The three dimensions of the comparison will be (a) the issue categories, (b) the outcomes, and, for the parent-favorable outcomes, (c) the remedies. About the Presenter: Perry A. Zirkel is university professor emeritus of education and law at Lehigh University, where he...

AFC - Special Education Mediation Program: A Manual of Guidelines and Procedures (Prepared by the Safehorizon Mediation program)

AI - Preparing for Special Ed Mediation/Resolution

AK - Special Education Mediation Services

AL - Mediated Agreement

AL - Mediation Conference Confidentiality

AL - Mediation with No Agreement

AL - Policy for Accepting Electronic Submissions of Written State Complaints and Due Process Hearing Requests

AL - Q&A About Mediation

AL - Quick Tips - Understanding Mediation

AL - Quick Tips - Understanding the Complaint Process

AL - RFP for Independent IDEA Mediators

AR - Request for Mediation & IEP Facilitation - Online Submission

AR - State Complaint Form

AR - State Complaint Procedures

AZ - "Not a Complaint" Letter to Parent

AZ - Agreement to Mediate

AZ - Mediation Agreement Form

AZ - Mediation Evaluation Survey

AZ - Special Education Mediation System

AZ - State Complaint Form - Part C

In collaboration with CADRE, the IDEA Partnership has developed a Dialogue Guide on the important topic of dispute resolution. Using CADRE's work on early and innovative dispute resolution processes, the Partnership has developed both an Executive Summary of CADRE's document Beyond Mediation: Strategies For Appropriate Early Dispute Resolution In Special Education and a Dialogue Starter for Dispute Resolution. Dialogue Guides are models for conducting interactive discussions across stakeholders (families, practitioners, professional associations, professors, policymakers, legislators) in...

BIE - Dispute Resolution in Special Education Through Mediation - Parent/School and Mediator's Manual (2009)

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