Main Library

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...

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)

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

MN - ADR FY 2013 Report

MN - Agreement to Mediate

MN - Agreement to Participate in a Facilitated Education Planning Meeting

MN - Alternative Dispute Resolution RFP for MDE (2012)

MN - Authorization for Release of Information

MN - Compliance and Assistance FY16 Report

MN - FIEP Follow-up Survey

MN - How to File a Special Education Complaint for Part B

MN - How to File a Special Education Complaint for Part C

MN - How to Prepare for an FIEP Meeting

MN - Mediated Agreement Form

MN - Mediation and Facilitation Flyer

MN - Mediation Evaluation Form

MN - Mediation Q&A

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