Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) from Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County Office of Education / SELPA offers dispute resolution resources, videos, facilitators, and occasional workshops


CADRE (The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education) has put together resources to help parents and school districts prevent and resolve disputes.


Here are some specific helpful resources:

Quick Guide to Dispute Resolution
From CADRE, a 2-page summary

CADRE Continuum
Browse resources that are organized by stage of conflict, and level of intervention.

Working Together Online Learning Series
Five interactive self-directed courses that provide families and educators with a number of strategies for working together and through conflict.

IDEA Dispute Resolution Parent Guides
Printable guides in multiple languages.