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    Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Challenges balancing collaboration and independence in home school relationships Analysis of parents perceptions in one district Publication Date 2010 Authors Wanat C L Source The School Community Journal Volume 20 Issue 1 Pages 159 185 Abstract Research has documented the important role that parental involvement plays in children s learning Yet it can be challenging for schools to establish appropriate relationships with parents Is there an optimal balance of collaborative and separate relationships between parents and schools Twenty parents in one K 12 public school district in the U S participated in semi structured interviews to share their perceptions of ways in which their children s schools encouraged their involvement or created barriers that discouraged them from taking an active role through communication volunteering and other school sponsored

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    Dispute Resolution in Special Education Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Approaches to Dispute Resolution in Additional Support Needs in Scotland Publication Date November 2009 Authors Riddell S and Weedon E Source European Journal of Special Needs Education Volume 24 Issue 4 Pages 355 369 Abstract This article presents interview research with education officials parents and parent advocates concerning Scotland s experience with mediation in special education issues The authors address the following

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    to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title With Parents at the Table Creating Supports for Children with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms Publication Date November 2009 Authors Mortier K Hunt P Desimpel L and Van Hove G Source European Journal of Special Needs Education Volume 24 Issue 4 Pages 337 354 Abstract The focus of this study was a parent teacher collaborative teaming model in which knowledge and practice of designing and implementing supports was based on a dynamic and creative interaction of

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    intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Constructing the Individual Education Plan confusion or collaboration Publication Date August 2009 Authors Goepel J Source Support for Learning Volume 24 Issue 3 Pages 126 132 Abstract This article presents findings of research in the UK concerning the development of the Individual Education Plan analogous to the IEP in the US context The Special Education Needs Code of Practice acknowledges that children have unique knowledge of their own needs and it advocates that children should participate in developing their own IEPs The article s

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    Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Preparing for collaboration pre service special education teachers perspectives and beliefs Publication Date August 2009 Authors Hamilton Jones Bethany Marie Source Unpublished doctoral dissertation University of Georgia Athens Abstract abstract The purpose of this qualitative case study is to describe preservice special education teacher beliefs and perceptions about collaboration as a professional practice It has been established through national teacher and accreditation standards through federal policy and through emphasis from the field of teaching special education that collaboration skills are an important part of teacher training The research questions guiding this study are a What are preservice special education teachers beliefs and perceptions about collaboration as a professional practice b What challenges do preservice special education teachers report as obstructing collaboration in their school environments and c After completing coursework in collaboration

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    Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title Using Interagency Collaboration to Support Family Centered Transition Practices Publication Date June 2009 Authors Branson D M Bingham A Source Young Exceptional Children Volume 12 Issue 3 Pages 15 31 Abstract Excerpt conclusion All families and children experience transitions as they move through the educational system Transitioning between service delivery systems such as EI and ECSE can be particularly stressful for families and children with disabilities Lovett Haring 2003 The transition framework described by Rous and colleagues 2007 reminds us to focus our transition efforts on the interactions and relationships among all levels of the child s ecological system e g child family provider program and community to promote the child s successful transition The family centered practice approach encourages professionals to empower families to use their natural

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    other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs CADRE Resources Home CADRE Continuum Literature Database For Family Members Español Additional Resources For Mediators IDEA Legal Locate Professionals Locate Trainers Preparing for Dispute Resolution Processes Research Evaluation State Information Systems Design Training Resources Part C Early Intervention CADRE Products State Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase CADRE Webinars Calendar This document does not offer formal policy guidance from the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education Subscribe to The CADRE Caucus WHAT S CADRE CAUCUS Share CADRE Tweet This site is funded by Subscribe to CADRE s Practitioner List Serve WHAT S PRACTITIONER LIST SERVE RAISE Article Details Email this Print this ARTICLE INFORMATION Title A new agenda for special education policy Publication Date June 2009 Authors Mueller T G Source Journal of Disability Policy Studies Volume 20 Issue 1 Pages 4 13 Abstract The number of due process hearings between parents of children with disabilities and school districts is growing nationwide This litigation costs millions of dollars and destroys the relationships between the home and school envisioned during the creation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

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    April 2009 Authors Boeltzig Brown H Kusminsky M Foley S Source Institute for Community Inclusion The Institute Brief Volume Issue 27 Abstract Introduction The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act last amended in 2004 IDEA 2004 encourages parents and educators to work collaboratively emphasizing that as a team they are uniquely suited to make decisions that help improve the educational experiences and outcomes of children with disabilities The Advancing Parent Professional Leadership in Education APPLE Project was funded to develop the leadership skills of parents individually and within their communities The project took place in Massachusetts where school districts are required to have a special education parent advisory council SEPAC As part of the overall evaluation of the APPLE project we asked 39 parents who participated in the leadership training about ways to create a better SEPAC and improve its capacity to effectively collaborate with educators The 39 parents represented 21 SEPACs in Massachusetts This brief presents effective strategies and recommendations to support parent leaders and advocates in special education whether they are part of a SEPAC or another similar group Recommendations for Parent Leaders and Advocates in Special Education The following recommendations are derived from comments of APPLE parent leaders and the experience of Federation staff Have clear goals and objectives for parent involvement Establishing clear goals and objectives for parent involvement is important for parent organizations so that new members understand what is expected and what they can offer from mere attendance at meetings to taking on more active roles This broader approach will help parent organizations to welcome support and accommodate parents who have different needs Connect parents to and help them utilize existing resources There is a wide network of parent leadership and advocacy resources both in the state e g MASSPAC and nationally e g the

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