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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 "...
(Captioned versions of these materials are available only through YouTube videos. These may be accessed at the main Study Guide page.) Introduction All of our relationships can benefit from reflecting on and improving how we communicate. This Study Guide offers keys for more effective communication and problem solving approaches and skills. It provides opportunities for you to reflect on how you communicate now and what you could do differently. “A Tale of Two Conversations” is a two-part video showing actors playing a parent of a child with special needs and a school administrator. The...

AZ - Special Education Pitfalls, Myths, and Urban Legends

During The Sixth National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education , with support from the ACCTM , CADRE's Director Marshall Peter conducted interviews with seven different representatives from the field of dispute resolution and special education. The interviews encompass a wide range of topics, including thoughts on mediation, IEP facilitation, hearing officer training and evaluation, and stakeholder engagement. Please click on the link to view the interviews. Trisha Bergin-Lytton, Mediator/Facilitator/ Trainer/Consultant Jeanne Bowman, Independent Child Advocate Doug McDougall...
During T he Fifth National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education , with support from the JAMS Foundation, CADRE's Director Marshall Peter conducted interviews with ten different representatives from the field of dispute resolution and special education. The interviews encompass a wide range of topics, including thoughts on mediation, IEP facilitation, hearing officer training and evaluation, and stakeholder engagement. Also included on this page are links to interviews CADRE conducted with our four Exemplar States. The videos are organized below alphabetically. Please click on...
During the Symposium, CADRE presented a series of profound, inspiring, and provocative short talks from some of the leading thinkers from the Eugene area. These brief (8-19 minute) talks were recorded and can be viewed below. Amelia Abel Peer Advocate Video of CADRE Talks with Amelia Abel ********** Alito Alessi Co-Founder and Artistic Director, DanceAbility International Video of CADRE Talks with Alito Alessi ********* Kenneth I. Helphand Professor of Landscape Architecture, Emeritus, University of Oregon Video of CADRE Talks with Kenneth Helphand ********* Johnny Lake Professor of Education...
CADRE’s Exemplar Initiative: Identifying, Profiling and Showcasing Resources from High-Performing State Special Education and Early Intervention Dispute Resolution Systems State System Profiles Between Fall 2008 and Summer 2010, CADRE undertook a process to identify state special education and early intervention dispute resolution systems that are particularly effective and to characterize those systems and their components in ways that would be useful to other states that are considering improvement activities. Four state systems - Iowa, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - were identified...

CFPC - Dispute Resolution Question and Answer Session (Video)

CPAC - Breaking Down the IEP: Looking at the Key Pieces of an Effective Program

CPAC - Planning for Success: How You Can Make a Difference In Your Child's Individualized Education Program (IEP)

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

FCSN-2- IEP for My Child

FL - Dispute Resolution Question and Answer Session - Webinar Recording

Hillary is an Education Program Specialist and dispute resolution lead at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs in Monitoring and State Improvement Planning (MSIP). Hillary has a J.D. from the University of Minnesota, a master's degree in Educational Policy and Administration, and a certificate in Disability Policy and Services. While in Minnesota, she worked at the Minnesota Department of Health preparing Universal Newborn Hearing Screening legislation, worked at a special education law firm, and provided free legal services to parents through the University...

HOPE - Procedural Safeguards Video

CADRE, in partnership with the Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education and the Connecticut State Education Resource Center (SERC), supported a two-day IEP Facilitation Training March, 2013 with Joyce and Doug Little, founders and lead trainers of Key2Ed . Trainees included representatives from six State Education Agencies who are involved with IEP facilitation programs, and CADRE staff. Objectives for the training included: Learning about the role of an impartial facilitator Learning about the IEP facilitation process Acquiring essential IEP facilitation skills...

IL - Special Education Mediation Webinar

IN - Effective CASE Conference Meetings (Part 1 Video)

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