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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.

DE - Special Education Mediation for Families and Schools - Spanish

DE - 20 Questions You Should Answer Before Creating an IEP Facilitation System

DE - Guide to Family Rights - Spanish (Part C)

DE - Guide to Family Rights December '08 (Part C)

DE - IEP Meeting Facilitation Services

DE - IEP Meeting Facilitation Services - Spanish

DE - Special Education Mediation for Families and Schools

DE-4 IEP Meeting Facilitation Services Brochure 2012

DE-5 IEP Meeting Facilitation Services Brochure_Spanish2012

DE-8 20QuestionsYouShouldAnswerBeforeCreatingFIEPSystem.pdf

DE-Training_IEPfacilitation_brochure_web

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 .
This study reviews state databases and examines the ratio of dispute resolution cases per 10,000. A CADRE Publication
Below is a crosswalk of the data elements used to report IDEA-related dispute resolution activity for Part B (Table 7) and Part C (Table 4). This crosswalk references changes in the dispute resolution data elements from 2004 through 2012.

Introduction The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act includes a number of procedural safeguards designed to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability, as well as give families and schools a mechanism for resolving disputes. Procedures to handle disputes including complaints, mediation requests and due process hearings have been developed by each state along with policies designed to insure the presence of the safeguards. With policies and procedures in place, most states developed tracking systems to ensure that alternative dispute resolution procedures were...
About the Webinar: This was a special webinar for people to get ideas on how to use these new, parent-friendly guides on mediation, due process hearings, written State complaints, and resolution meetings. This webinar also described the collaborative process that CADRE used to develop the guides. The new parent-friendly guides on special education dispute resolution are available for download from the CADRE website: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/DRparentguides2014.cfm Presenters: Marshall Peter, CADRE Ruth Ryder, OSEP Jan Serak, WI FACETS Myriam Alizo, NJ SPAN Bob Rutten, ND Office of...

On February 13, 2014 CADRE presented a webinar, Dispute Resolution National Trends: 8 Years of APR/Section 618 Data with Richard Zeller & Amy Whitehorne About the Webinar: During this webinar, we will discuss trends in the use of IDEA formal dispute resolution procedures (written signed complaints, mediation, due process complaints/hearings, and resolution meetings) over the past eight years. In addition, we’ll look at: Total national rates of activity (dispute resolution events per 10K childcount in the 50 states) and mean state reported activity (average of state rates reported);...

CADRE has provided a gallery of sample documents from several states that will be in attendance. Please click on a state name from the list below to view some of their sample documents. Arkansas Florida Georgia Illinois Louisiana Oklahoma Pennsylvania Texas

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

This document is a sample of a Due Process Hearing Extension Order. It serves as a tool that states may choose to use to document extensions, length of extensions, and new dates for a hearing and decision that meets the timelines required by IDEA.

ECAC - IDEA and the SPED Process in NC

ECAC - Working It Out: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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