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Resolving Disputes- Ombudsman (Virginia Department of Education)

Description:

The role of the ombudsman is an informal one in which there is a focus on listening and providing information and a discussion of issues and options, as well as referral to other services including mediation. Part of the function of the ombudsman is to encourage the parties to resolve issues at the lowest level in an organization through appropriate dispute resolution processes, by formal and informal means.

Tag(s): ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum Disorder Collaboration Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Dispute Resolution Elementary Emotional Disabilities Hearing Impairment High School Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Paraprofessional Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Related Services Speech/Language Impairment State Laws Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment