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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.

About the Webinar: This webinar will present the results of a systematic analysis of a representative sample of complaint procedure decisions and hearing officer decisions in five of the most active states. The comparison will be not only between these two systems for the total sample but also among the five state subsamples. The three dimensions of the comparison will be (a) the issue categories, (b) the outcomes, and, for the parent-favorable outcomes, (c) the remedies. About the Presenter: Perry A. Zirkel is university professor emeritus of education and law at Lehigh University, where he...

AFC - Special Education Mediation Program: A Manual of Guidelines and Procedures (Prepared by the Safehorizon Mediation program)

AR - State Complaint Procedures

BIE - Dispute Resolution in Special Education Through Mediation - Parent/School and Mediator's Manual (2009)

CO - State Level Complaint Procedures

DC - Ombuds Annual Report (2017)

DC - Ombudsman Quarter 1 and 2 Report School Year 2017-18

FACT - Special Education Toolkit (2016)

FACT - State Complaint Toolkit

This document was published in July 2002. More information on IDEA 2004.
Esta publicación ha sido desarrollada por el Consorcio para la Resolución Apropiada de Disputas en la Educación Especial (CADRE) para responder a las preguntas que tantos padres, profesores, administradores y otras muchas personas tienen acerca de la mediación.

FL - Part C Sample Written Decision

IA - Checklist for legally binding mediation agreement

IA - Procedures For Special Education Complaints

IA - Special Education Mediation Conference Procedures

IA - Written State Complaints Rules '07

INCLUDEnyc - Special Education Mediation Guidelines and Procedures

There are a number of reasons for making mediation more accessible and responsive to families from culturally, economically and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This document is intended to provide educators with guidance that may help them understand why some families may not participate in mediation, and strategies for increasing the participation of families from diverse backgrounds. Most importantly, Keys to Access offers practical recommendations that school personnel, early intervention service providers, mediation providers, and families can use to develop the knowledge, positive...
This article suggests that the adoption of a maximizing mediation approach by the mediator is permissible and advised. There are no barriers to mediators moving beyond the world of barely sufficient processes and barely sufficient results to stimulate maximized processes and maximized results.

MEPF-9 - Parents Right Card

MI - Special Education Problem Solving Process

MO - Complaint Procedures - Infants and Toddlers

MO - Special Education - Mediation in Missouri

MPACT - Child Complaint Timelines

NC - Formal Complaint Procedures (2009)

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