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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 "...

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 - Abeyance for Due Process

PA - Abeyance-CIR

PA - Agreement to Mediate Form for Parent with Confidentiality Clause

PA - Assurance of Implementation of Order

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