Five Options, 1-2-3

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Five Options, 1-2-3 at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/disputes-overview/_________________________________ September 2012This information … [Read more...]

Mediation

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Mediation at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/mediation/_________________________________ September 2012This information in Spanish | Esta … [Read more...]

Mediation, in Detail

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of "Mediation, in Detail" at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/details-mediation/_________________________________ September 2012You can tell … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on Mediation

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of IDEA's Regulations on Mediation at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/regs-mediation/_________________________________IDEA's final Part B regulations … [Read more...]

Indicator 19 | Mediations Resulting in Mediation Agreements

Updated, April 2013 IDEA wisely includes multiple mechanisms that families and schools can use to resolve disputes associated with the education of children with disabilities. These include: written State complaints, mediation, due process complaints, resolution meetings, and due process hearings. Indicator 19, shown in bold below, deals with disputes that are successfully resolved through mediation, from which a mediation agreement emerges. … [Read more...]

Module 18: Options for Dispute Resolution

February 2008 English only slideshow Handouts for Participants in English and in Spanish Author Lisa Pagano Office of Special Education Programs U.S. Department of Education with special thanks to... Marshall Peter, Dick Zeller, Philip Moses, and John Reiman CADRE | Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education __________________________ Module 18 is all about IDEA's mechanisms for resolving disputes between … [Read more...]

Preparing for Special Education Mediation and Resolution Sessions: A Guide for Families and Advocates

The Advocacy Institute partnered with the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School to develop this guide for families and advocates on preparing for mediations and resolution sessions.http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/resources/Preparing.for.SpEd.Mediation.Resolution.Sessions.pdf … [Read more...]

A Roadmap to Legal Dispute Resolution for Students with Disabilities

April 2012Read the article (PDF)About this ArticleThis article maps out the similarities and differences among the various routes to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 dispute resolution, including those not widely and well known to special education leaders.  For IDEA-eligible students, the alternative avenues consist of not only the impartial hearing procedures and the state education agency's complaint investigation/resolution … [Read more...]

Requesting Mediation

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 18)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.