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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.

A Tale of Two Conversations

A Tale of Two Conversations is a two-part video, originally developed by the Office for Dispute Resolution http://odr-pa.org/ in Pennsylvania, showing actors playing a parent of a child with a disability and a school administrator. The meeting was requested by the parent and takes place in the administrator’s office. Take One shows the parent and administrator talking about the child’s special education program. They are talking, but not listening. Their communication is unproductive. Take Two shows each person using more effective communication skills. We recommend that you view the "...

AJE - Facilitated IEP Meetings (PowerPoint)

AJE - Facilitating Change

AJE - Fact Sheet

AJE - List of Workshops and Trainings

AJE - Parents Rights Under IDEA

AJE - The Special Education Process

DC - Facilitated Resolution Meeting-One pagers.pdf

DC - Fact Sheet - Interagency Coordinating Council

DC - Families Have Rights - Procedural Safeguards 2010 (Part C)

DC - Ombuds Annual Report (2017)

DC - Ombuds Outreach Flyer

DC - Ombudsman Quarter 1 and 2 Report School Year 2017-18

DC - OSSE Dispute Resolution Processes Parent Training

DC - Resolution Period Disposition Form

Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .

Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .

MD - A Family Guide to Early Intervention Services in Maryland

MD - Facilitated IEP Team Meetings in Maryland - Introduction & FAQs for Parents & Public Agency/School Personnel

MD - Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch Website

MD - IDEA Dispute Resolution Processes Comparison Chart

MD - Parent Involvement Brochure

MD - Parental Rights: A Companion Guide to the Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice (Part C)

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