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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 "...

AC - Resolving Concerns About Your Child's Special Education

AFC - Advocacy Skills - A Guide to Help You Advocate for Your Child's Educational Rights

AFC - Guide to Early Intervention

AFC - Guide to Impartial Hearings

AFC - Short Guide to Impartial Hearings

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

FFF - Becoming a Stronger Advocate for Children in Your Care

I-NYC-2 - Mediation_and_Impartial_Hearings2017

I-NYC-3 - Tips for Encouraging Student Participation in IEP Meetings

Include NYC - IEP Facilitation Flyer for Web

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

MO - Complaint Procedures - Infants and Toddlers

MO - Due Process: A Checklist of What to Expect from the Department

MO - First Steps Child Complaint - Model Form

MO - Home Works 2011-2012 Evaluation Report

MO - Home Works! 2012 Evaluation Report

MO - Home Works! Executive Summary of the 2009-2010 Evaluation Report

MO - Mediation Request Form (Part C)

MO - Part C Due Process Hearing Request Notice Form

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