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The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education

"Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special
education and early intervention programs."

IDEA & Legal

Part C Federal Regulations

The Part C federal regulations were published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2011.

Side by Side Comparison of 2011 Part C Final Regulations

This side-by-side comparison of the 2011 Part C final regulations to the 1999 Part C regulations, created by the Council for Exceptional Children, Division for Early Childhood, and the IDEA Infant & Toddlers Coordinator Association serves as a tool to assist readers in understanding the new regulations and preparing their own analysis related to Part C.

Part C IDEA Final Regulations Non-Regulatory Guidance

Published November 2011, this document summarizes changes to the Early Intervention Federal Regulations for parents, early intervention service providers, and state lead agencies.

OSEP IDEA Dispute Resolution Process Comparison Chart

This comparison chart was finalized November of 2013.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

News, information and resources on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA '04) including a copy of the regulations available for download.

Implementing the Mediation Requirements of IDEA '97

A resource packet designed to guide implementation of the mediation regulations under IDEA ‘97. Included are a self-assessment and checklist for state departments of education, a memo from OSEP Director Kenneth Warlick, and a question and answer document on the mediation requirements under Part B of the IDEA. This document was published in January 2001. More information on IDEA 2004.

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