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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.

Bienvenidos a la presentación de CADRE sobre el entendimiento de las posturas y los intereses. CADRE, como quizás usted sepa, es el Centro Nacional de Asistencia Técnica para la Resolución de las Disputas en la Educación Especial. Nuestro objetivo es el de asistir al público a entender mejor una alternativa constructiva para la negociación de las posturas.
Bienvenidos a la presentación de CADRE sobre "Escuchar." CADRE, como quizás ud. sepa, es el Centro Técnico Nacional de Asistencia para la Resolución de las Disputas en la Educación Especial. Nuestro objetivo aquí es el de asistir a las personas a entender los tres elementos críticos para escuchar: Mantener el enfoque en la otra persona escuchar en forma afectiva y con empatía demostrar entendimiento

UPC Video - Cómo ayudar a nuestros hijos a desarrollar su auto determinación

Video of Cómo ayudar a nuestros hijos a desarrollar su auto determinación ¿Desea ayudar a su hijo(a) con discapacidad a tener una vida productiva y una vida de inclusión en su comunidad? Su hijo(a) necesitará desarrollar habilidades de auto determinación, tales como establecer metas, cómo tomar decisiones, y habilidades de auto abogacía. Este video sobre la auto determinación servirá de fundamento para enseñarles estas habilidades.

UPC Video - Parents Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills: Helping Your Child Toward Self-Determination

Video of Parents Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills: Helping Your Child Toward Self-Determination Do you want to help your child with a disability live an included and productive life? Your son or daughter needs self-determination skills such as making choices, setting goals, and self-advocacy. The Self-Determination video will provide you with a foundation of how to teach these skills to your son or daughter.
Diana Autin is the Executive Co-Director of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), NJ’s Parent Training and Information Center. She also co-directs NE-PACT, the Region 1 Parent Technical Assistance Center, providing technical assistance and capacity-building to the federally-funded parent training and information centers and community parent resource centers in the Northeast United States. Clip 1: As you think about stakeholder involvement in decision making, are there particular benefits that you believe come as a result and any advice about how you can most effectively engage diverse...
Jeanne Bowman works part time with Carlo Rossi as an Independent Child Advocate for Social Advocates for Youth in contract with the Sonoma County Special Education Local Plan Area. Formerly, she worked at the IDEA-funded Region 6 Parent Technical Assistance Center for the Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers in the western states and Pacific entities. In her more than a decade with Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center, Jeanne was a parent advisor, trainer, Early Start program manager, support group leader, and IEP clinic facilitator. As a member...
Patricia McGinnis holds a degree in education from the University of Minnesota and has over twenty years of teaching experience. She has been the Coordinator of the Minnesota Department of Education's Special Education Mediation Service since 2001, assuring access to the federally required mediation process and Minnesota's facilitated IEP meetings. In addition, she is a statewide trainer of leaders in special education on communication, due process and facilitation of IEP meetings and presents to parents, advocates, the Minnesota's State Bar Association, county social workers, professors,...
Tracy Gershwin Mueller is an Associate Professor at the University of Northern Colorado where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the special education licensure program and coordinates the Intervention Specialist MA program. Tracy specializes in interventions for children and youth with challenging behaviors, family-school partnerships, and alternative dispute resolution in special education. Tracy is also a trained mediator. Clip 1: You've done a lot of work around positive parent engagement. Are there strategies, advice that you would offer about how we can create and really...
Weadé Wallace was formerly the Executive Director at Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc., (AJE), a non-profit organization and the federally designated Parent Training and Information Center for the District of Columbia, dedicated to the education, support and free legal representation of D.C. families with special needs children. She has an extensive background in leading programs that provide direct services and supports to underserved communities. Weadé has served on many boards and committees in the District including the D.C. State Rehabilitation Council and the D.C. Inclusive...

Justice afforded by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), is largely dependent on: 1) the parent’s and educator’s knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations under this law and others, and 2) the parent’s and educator’s ability to effectively advocate their respective positions for the student and work together productively to either prevent disputes or resolve them when they arise. While IDEA specifically requires the dissemination of “procedural safeguards” and school district personnel are specifically trained in special education, little importance is given to...