Office for Dispute Resolution

ODR.pngThe Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR) provides the resources for parents and educational agencies to resolve disputes concerning the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of a free appropriate public education for students with disabilities, students who are gifted, and children with disabilities served by the early intervention system. ODR also provides help for your special education questions and concerns through ConsultLine. ConsultLine advisors are available to answer questions and provide information about special education programs and the laws governing these programs for parents of, and advocates for, children with disabilities, or those who are thought to have a disability. You can reach ConsultLine at 1-800-879-2301 (Toll Free in Pennsylvania) or 717-901-2146 (Outside Pennsylvania). Simply leave a message with your question or concern, and the appropriate advisor will return your call within three business days.

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