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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.

FFF - Becoming a Stronger Advocate for Children in Your Care

These conflict management guidelines are designed to help district staff and parents effectively address conflict in special education. The creation of this document was part of a Portland Public Schools Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) local capacity grant funded by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).

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 .

ME Parent Federation - Procedural Safeguards: Understanding Mediation

MEPF - Advocacy

MEPF - Workshop Descriptions

MEPF-8 - Advocating For Your Child

OR - Dispute Resolution Committee

OR - IEP Facilitation Procedures: A Guide for Families and Districts

OR - IEP Facilitation Request Form

PEATC - Change the format, change the outcome. How mediation works.

PEATC - How to Talk So Schools Will Listen...and Listen So Schools Will Talk

Perfect Together: Aligning and Leveraging State Education Agencies and Parent Centers in Shared Work

Video of Perfect Together: Aligning and Leveraging State Education Agencies and Parent Cent This webinar focuses on practical, implementable strategies leading to effective and sustained collaboration between Parent Centers and State Education Agencies. The presenters provide examples of practices across the Collaboration Continuum that have led to successful, authentic engagement. Characteristics of a partnership that has continued over time, survived changes in personnel, and endured across short and long-term initiatives, are described. Presenters: Helen W. Post is the Executive Director...

Procedural Safeguards: Understanding Dispute Resolution: State Complaint Procedures

Procedural Safeguards: Understanding Due Process Hearings

Procedural Safeguards: Understanding Resolution Meetings

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