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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 "...

CO - A Family Guidebook, Guide I: Referral and Eligibility for Colorado EI Services

CO - A Family Guidebook, Guide I: Referral and Eligibility for Colorado EI Services (Spanish)

CO - A Family Overview: Colorado's EI Intervention System at a Glance

CO - Due Process and State Complaint Decisions

CO - EI Family Rights Brochure

CO - EI Family Rights Brochure Spanish

CO - Guidelines for a Tele-facilitated Special Education Meeting

CO - Impartial Hearing Officer Evaluation

CO - Mediation Evaluation

CO - Mediation Tracking Report

CO - Parent & Child Rights - Procedural Safeguards Notice

CO - Spanish - A Family Overview: Colorado's EI Intervention System at a Glance

CO - State Level Complaint Procedures

CO - The Use of Facilitative Skills in the IEP Process PowerPoint

CO - Voluntary Agreement to Mediate

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 .

FFF - Becoming a Stronger Advocate for Children in Your Care

MI - Best Practices for SEMS Virtual Meetings (2020)

MI - Participant Tips for Virtual Meetings (2020)

MI - Virtual Meeting Checklist (2020)

MI - Virtual Meeting Participation Agreement (2020)

MO - April 2012 Report on Home Works

MO - Child Complaint: A Checklist of What to Expect

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