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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 "...

CA - ADR Brochure 3 13 13

CA - Complaint Process Brochure

CA - Early Start Complaint Investigation Request

CA - How Are Early State Disputes Resolved?

CA - Notice of Procedural Safeguards

CA - Office of Administrative Hearings - Forms

CA - Office of Administrative Hearings Special Education Advisory Committee

CA - Parent's Rights: An Early Start Guide for Families

CA - Part C Due Process Hearing Request

CA - Part C Mediation Conference Request

CA - Request for Complaint Investigation

CA - Understanding Sped Due Process Hearings Provided by the OAH

CA SELPA - Solutions Panel Brochure

Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .

DREDF - A Guide for California Parents: Special Education Due Process and the Resolution Meeting

DREDF - Special Education: Basics and Beyond

Matrix - Advocating for your child with special needs

Matrix - Resolving Disagreements

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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