Special Education Dispute Resolution

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that each state have procedures in place to address disputes and conflicts between parents and schools regarding children ages 3-21 who receive special education services. NDDPI, Office of Special Education ensures that the following options are available to anyone wishing to remedy conflicts regarding children receiving special education services. NDDPI Special Education Systematic Complaint Corrective Action Plan 2016 Resources

Protection and Advocacy "An independent state agency concerned with asserting the legal rights of people with disabilities." 1-800-472-2670 (external link)

Pathfinders (Parent Training and Information Center) (external link)
"Building education partnerships through teamwork, communication and coordinated effort." 1-800-245-5840

Consortium of Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Education (CADRE) documents: Facilitated IEP Meetings: An Emerging Practice (external link)