Dispute Resolution and Mediation For Special Ed Children Explained in American Sign Language – 10-min video

Published on Nov 27, 2012 by DisabilityLawCenter.

Rosa Lee Timm, a person who is deaf, speaks in American Sign Language (ASL) about what you can do when you and the school disagree about your child’s special education services and cannot resolve the conflict at a Team meeting.

She summarizes the procedural options, including mediation, resolution sessions, settlement conferences, and hearings at the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. She emphasizes that parents have many options and need not give up immediately when they are not satisfied.