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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)

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

NY - Agreement to Participate in IEP Facilitation

NY - Agreement to Participate in IEP Facilitation - Spanish

NY - Facilitation Evaluation

NY - Facilitation Evaluation - Spanish

NY - Facilitation Field Advisory Memo

NY - Facilitator Invoice

NY - IEP Facilitation Request Form

NY - IEP Facilitation Request Form - Spanish

NY - Impartial Hearing Reporting System

NY - RFP Mediation Services Provided in the New York State Early Intervention Program

NY - Role of the IEP Facilitator

NY - Role of the IEP Facilitator - Spanish

NY - Special Education Mediation Brochure

NY - Special Education Mediation Guidelines & Procedures

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