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

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)

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

Pages