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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 "...

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

BIE - Introduction to Procedural Safeguards

BIE - Letter to Attorney

Letter to Attorney - BIE

BIE - Letter to Attorney

BIE - Mediation Agreement

BIE - Mediator Evaluation Form

BIE - Parent Agreement to Mediate

BIE - Parent Evaluation Form

BIE - Resolution Session and Due Process Hearing Procedures in Special Education - Due Process Hearing Officer Manual (2007)

BIE - School Mediation Evaluation 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.

IN - Agreement to Mediate

IN - Effective CASE Conference Meetings (Part 1 Video)

IN - Effective CASE Conference Meetings (Part 2 Video)

IN - Effective CASE Conference Processes - Agenda

IN - Effective CASE Conference Processes - Ground Rules

IN - Effective CASE Conference Processes - Introduction & Roles

IN - Effective CASE Conference Processes - Room Arrangement

IN - FIEP Brochure

IN - FIEP Flyer

IN - Hearing Officer Manual

IN - Independent Hearing Officer Application

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