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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

These two videos, which were developed by the Office for Dispute Resolution http://odr-pa.org/ in Pennsylvania, feature Dixie Trinen and Suzanne McDougall. The first video shows an example of two people having a difficult conversation using poor communication skills. The second video shows how the same conversation can be conducted in a way that leads to significantly enhanced communication (both require Adobe Flash player , a free download). We recommend that you view the "Listening" video and "Understanding Positions & Interests" video in our "Working Together" suite of resources before...

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).

NV - Part C Parent Handbook (includes procedural safeguards)

NV - Part C Parent Handbook - Spanish (includes procedural safeguards)

NV PEP - IDEA 5 Part Training Series

NV PEP - Individualized Family Service Plan (Tip Sheet)

NV PEP - Special Education: What Do I Need to Know? A Brief Overview for Parents

NV PEP - Webinar Archive (includes webinars on adovocacy, early intervention and the IEP process)

OR - Dispute Resolution Committee

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

OR - IEP Facilitation Request Form

PA - A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania

PA - Agreement to Mediate Form for Parent with Confidentiality Clause

PA - Assurance of Implementation of Order

PA - Authorization of Resources Form - Verbal Authorization

PA - Call Resolution Process

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