Category: Special Education

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online! author.

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online!

The listservs and chat rooms have been abuzz this week -- everyone's talking about the conference! We had 39 leading...

By Clare Fowler
Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30 author.

Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30

REGISTER NOW Mediate.com is excited to announce our Mediation and Mental Health Conference, September 28-30, 2022! See the Conference Agenda! This...

By Clare Fowler
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Chances are, one reason you got into mediation was to make a difference. Have you ever thought about getting into...

By Ashley Rosenthal, Veronica Cravener
5 Ways Conflict Resolution Practitioners Can Prevent and Resolve Special Education Conflict During the Pandemic author.

5 Ways Conflict Resolution Practitioners Can Prevent and Resolve Special Education Conflict During the Pandemic

The current pandemic has created a crucial need for those experienced in conflict resolution practices to prevent and resolve conflict...

By Heather Kennedy
Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools author.

Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools

How can we best support the development of online mediation and online mediation training for youth and in our schools?...

By Clare Fowler, Jonathan Rodrigues
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners author.

Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners

The current Pandemic has created a crucial need for Conflict Resolution Practitioners, particularly mediators, to resolve and defuse conflict surrounding...

By Heather Kennedy
7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions author.

7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions

Mediation programs offer several advantages to any organization. They help staff members constructively solve problems, and they allow all parties...

By Kayla Matthews
Universities are Underinvesting in Efforts to Improve the Quality of Teaching author.

Universities are Underinvesting in Efforts to Improve the Quality of Teaching

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindMy friend and colleagues, Michael O’Hare (a Professor at UC-Berkeley), points out in a recent...

By Larry Susskind
Bullying y Prevención author.

Bullying y Prevención

Intro Al hablar de bullying y acoso escolar en general, siempre suele hacerse referencia a los maltratos efectuados y recibidos...

By Larisa Varisco Puerta, Sandra Domine
Why Disability Mediation is Crucial author.

Why Disability Mediation is Crucial

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Disabled people are significantly more likely to experience unfair treatment at work...

By Roland Chesters
Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video) author.

Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video)

Marshall Peter is soon retiring as Director of Direction Service, a multi-program, family support agency founded in 1977 in Eugene,...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Divorce Mediation: The Best Forum for Families with Special Needs Children author.

Divorce Mediation: The Best Forum for Families with Special Needs Children

Families who have children with special needs constitute a significant percentage of the divorced population.  This should come as no...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
On the Question of a Party’s Capacity to Use Mediation author.

On the Question of a Party’s Capacity to Use Mediation

A mediator came to me for a consult with the following situation while co-mediating a Harassment Prevention case in a...

By Jeanne Cleary
Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases author.

Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. There is a personal reason and a law practice philosophy reason why we represent...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Special Needs Education Dispute Resolution author.

Special Needs Education Dispute Resolution

Caring for a special needs child involves an often overwhelming lifelong commitment that introduces an added strain to the parents’...

By Sherri Donovan
Mediation in Disability Cases – Video author.

Mediation in Disability Cases – Video

This video by Leo Hura shows a parent with a disabled child. She finds herself in a dispute with her...

By Leo Hura
AudioBlog: Restorative Practices: Can Ancient Traditions Of Accountability And Peacemaking Create Safer Schools Today author.

AudioBlog: Restorative Practices: Can Ancient Traditions Of Accountability And Peacemaking Create Safer Schools Today

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie PorterMany schools need more practical and effective measures for ending violence and disruption...

By Patricia Porter
Mediation in the Classroom: How Critical Thinking Can Facilitate Conflict Resolution author.

Mediation in the Classroom: How Critical Thinking Can Facilitate Conflict Resolution

Introduction: Critical Thinking Skills Can Help Students Resolve Conflict “Critical Thinking” means the capacity to distance oneself from an argument...

By Donal O’Reardon
Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver author.

Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver

From the ADR Prof blogAs Jill mentioned last week, the Indisputably crew was assembled in Denver for the ABA DR...

By Art Hinshaw
ABA 2010 Mediation Video Contest 2nd Place – Mediation: A Better Way to Resolve Disputes author.

ABA 2010 Mediation Video Contest 2nd Place – Mediation: A Better Way to Resolve Disputes

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution announced the 2010 winners of its First Annual Mediation Video Contest. The Second Prize...

By ABA Section of Dispute Resolution ABA DR Section
Conflict Resolution under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act author.

Conflict Resolution under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1401 et. seq (IDEA) is overall an extremely well-written...

By Jeanne Asherman

The Role of Attorneys in Special Education Mediation

A Briefing Paper from The Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)This document was developed by CADRE,a project...

By Edward Feinberg
Encouraging the Use of Mediation by Families from Diverse Backgrounds author.

Encouraging the Use of Mediation by Families from Diverse Backgrounds

This document was developed by CADRE, a project of Direction Service pursuant to Cooperative Agreement CFDA H326D98002 with the Office...

By Anita Engiles, Catherine Fromme, Philip Moses
Considerando Mediación de Especial Educación author.

Considerando Mediación de Especial Educación

¿Qué es la mediación? La mediacion es una manera flexible de resolver los desacuerdos entre la escuela o sistemas de...

By CADRE CADRE
Considering Special Education Mediation author.

Considering Special Education Mediation

Helping Parents and Educators Create Solutions that Improve Results for Students with Disabilities What is Mediation? Mediation is a highly...

By CADRE CADRE
Collaboration and Conflict Resolution In Education author.

Collaboration and Conflict Resolution In Education

Since most of us grew up in a culture that treats negotiation and conflict resolution as forms of competition, we...

By James Melamed, J.D., John Reiman

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