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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. n.d. “Where do Individuals and Government Agencies Go to Resolve Disputes in California?” (brochure). Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/forms/Brochures/OAH_OVERVIEW.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: A brochure of general information about the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH).


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. 2015. “Special Education Scheduling Guide.”  Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/SE/Scheduling_Guide.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: This scheduling guide outlines the weekly schedule of when hearings, pre-conference hearings and mediation will be held.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. 2016. “Special Education Handbook.” Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/SE/SE%20Handbook.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: A handbook with general information about the Office of Administrative Hearings. The Handbook explains how due process works. The Parts of the Handbook walk through each step of the process and explains how to participate in each step, including information on motions and appeals. It is not necessary to read the entire Handbook to get started. However, reading the Handbook from the beginning may give parents a general understanding of how things work.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. n.d. “Solving Special Education Disputes Between Parents and School Districts.” (brochure). Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/forms/Brochures/SPECED_ENG.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: This brochure contains general information about the functions and services offered by the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH).


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. 2013. “Request for continuance of initial special education due process hearing date and initial mediation date.” Office of Administrative Hearings” Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/SE/Forms/OAH%2080,%20rev.%2008-13.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: This two page document outlines the process for extending or continuing an initial special education due process or mediation meeting. The processes that are outlined may be used only when the parties mutually agree to continue the initial dates that were identified in the scheduling order.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. Date.  “Quality Control Mechanisms.” (brochure). Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/SE/Quality%20Control%20Mechanisms.pdf (accessed January 5, 2017).


Resource Description: This one-page document reviews the interagency agreement between the California Department of Education and the Office of Administrative Hearings regarding quality control to ensure quality, fair, and accurate decisions.


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Citation: California Department of Education. n.d. “Laws, Regulations and Policies: Federal and State Legislation, Laws, Regulations, Policies, Legal Advisement, and Guidance.” http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/lr/ (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: Good resource for conducting online searches of education law, special education information, DDRs, regulations and policies.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. n.d. “How are Early Start Disputes Resolved?” (brochure). Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/forms/Brochures/DDS_EARLY_START.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: Brochure provides a brief overview of OAH services for dispute resolution regarding disagreements in Early Start programs.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. n.d. “How are Disputes Resolved Under the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act?” (brochure). Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services. https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/forms/Brochures/DDS_LANTERMAN.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: Brochure provides a brief overview of OAH services for dispute resolution regarding disagreements between families and regional centers under the Lanterman Act.


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Citation: Office of Administrative Hearings, California Department of General Services. 2009. “Continuance Procedures.” Sacramento, CA: California Department of General Services.  https://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/SE/Continuance_Procedures_01_26_09.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).


Resource Description: This three page document outlines the OAH procedures governing the requests and approvals of continuances in a hearing or mediation case.


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