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Avoiding due process hearings resolution session and mediation under the IDEA by Jason Ballum

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Published by LRP Publications in Horsham, Pa .
Written in English


  • United States.,
  • Mediation -- United States,
  • Children with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Special education -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

StatementJason Ballum
SeriesIndividuals with disabilities education law report -- no. 37
ContributionsLRP Publications (Firm)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 19, [11] p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15529610M

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Unfortunately, of all the elements of due process that should be incorporated in any write-up blueprint, this self-defense principle is the one that's most often lacking.   As discussed in our webpages on Resolving Disputes, IDEA strongly favors avoiding due process hearings, when possible, by resolving disputes through alternate, less adversarial and more cost-effective means. Mediation is specifically mentioned as an option when a due process hearing, including when an expedited due process hearing, is requested.   Due process is a longstanding approach within IDEA to resolving disputes. Filing a due process complaint is the first step in the process that may lead to a due process hearing. A due process hearing, like many legal proceedings, involves multiple steps that must be followed in order for a party to have his or her case heard before a hearing officer. How can you avoid due process? 1. Meet your child find obligations 2. Conduct a comprehensive educational evaluation 3. Follow procedural requirements 4. Address all of the student’s needs related to his/her disability 5. Develop adequate IEP goals 6. Ensure placement is appropriate 2File Size: KB.