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...]

Filing a State Complaint

_________________________________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 Filing a State Complaint at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/statecomplaint/_________________________________ September 2012This information … [Read more...]

State Complaint, 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 State Complaint, in Detail at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/details-statecomplaint/_________________________________ September 2012A state … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on State Complaint

_________________________________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 State Complaint at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/regs-statecomplaint/_________________________________September 2012IDEA's … [Read more...]

Indicator 16 | Resolution of Written Complaints

Updated, April 2013One of IDEA's jewels is the array of dispute resolution options it makes available to families, school systems, and stakeholders involved in educating children with disabilities. The law provides multiple mechanisms---mediation, due process complaints, due process hearings, resolution sessions, and State complaints.Indicator 16, shown in bold below, deals with "signed written complaints." Indicators 17, 18, and 19 address other … [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...]

Filing a Complaint with the State Education Agency

 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 21)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 … [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.