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The Advisory Opinion Process in CT Special Education

Published on May 20, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

The IDEA requires States to provide Mediation opportunities to parents of children with special education needs to resolve disputes with their school districts.  In addition to Mediation, States can elect to offer other types of dispute resolution procedures as alternatives to litigating a Due Process Hearing, and Connecticut has incorporated a procedure called “Advisory Opinions” […]