In order to successfully implement Universal Design for Learning in your space, environment, classroom, etc, it is important to shift into a “UDL Mindset.” Use these resources to shift your thinking towards the growth and entrepreneurial mindset of UDL: Check...
As research, studies, and observations show, there is no “one fits all education.” Schools are filled with students who have learning disabilities, speak English as a second language, have mental health problems, etc., the point being, every student learns...
What do parents learn about UDL? Check out these featured resources aimed towards explaining UDL’s purpose to parents.
Submit your practitioner stories to be a part of our October Network and Learn webinar!
Save the date for the inaugural UDL in Higher Education Digicon 2019! October 18th, 2019
Invitation to the 2019 Southeast Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (SETESOL) Regional Conference
The members of the Sunshine State TESOL (SSTESOL) Conference team are excited to announce that the 2019 Southeast Regional TESOL conference, hosted by the SSTESOL of Florida, will take place from November 6 – 9, 2019 in Orlando, FL. The Call for Presentation Proposal,...
Design Thinking and Universal Design for Learning as a way to Combat Unwanted Behavior in the Classroom
Cassandra L. Hunt M.Ed. Doctoral Student, University of Kansas Design Thinking (DT) is a five-stage humanistic approach to solving real-world problems that revolves around a deep interest in developing an understanding of the people for whom we are designing. These...
Combined organization will advance research, innovation, and implementation in Universal Design for Learning
Read UDL-IRN International Summit presenters interviews from the Texthelp Team!
This year, we have already seen fabulous movement within the UDL community. Here are a few of the great things happening in our field: Loui Lord Nelson interviewed 3rd grade teacher, Jana Nicol, about how she implements UDL in her classroom. Read the follow up...
Announcing the release of the podcast: UDL in 15 Minutes with Loui Lord Nelson.
Cengage is hiring an Accessibility/UDL Specialist. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions and/or would like to know more about the position.
Learn about a team of college students at Miami University that designed and implemented a UDL classroom.
Learn how to contribute to “Universal Access Through Inclusive Instructional Design: International Perspectives on UDL”
Read UDL-IRN’s Cofounder Dr. James Basham’s reflections on the 2018 UDL-IRN International Summit.
Discover the inspiration behind Gould Evans and the UDL-IRN’s UDL Learning Spaces Idea Kit!
We are so excited about the UDL work Inclusive Schools is doing in Australia! Watch this video from co-founders Sarah Humphreys and Janice Atkin to learn about Inclusive Schools’ goal on supporting schools to design more inclusive learning programs and assessment...
What does UDL in Algeria look like? World Learning Algeria’s Leah Bitat explores the importance of UDL as it pertains to language, engagement, and professional development in this inspirational video.
Check out the Global Partners Infographic for an overview of the results from an initial distribution of a survey to find out what information people outside of the US are seeking about UDL.
UDL-IRN, CAST Announce Learning Designed, an Online Platform for the UDL Credentialing and Certification Initiative
Funding provided by New Profit, the Oak Foundation, & an anonymous donor Orlando, FL, April 27, 2018—The UDL-IRN and CAST today announced a Fall 2018 launch of Learning Designed, an online global community platform and educators’ resource bank. Learning Designed...
Our partners at Texthelp interviewed Summit presenters Chrissie Butler and Bryan Dean for a closer look at their presentations. Read more here!
If you have accessibility experience, we need your help! Read more about how your knowledge in accessibility can help us.
Check out Kathleen McClaskey’s 2016 Summit Proceeding!
Take a look at Denise DeCoste’s 2014 Summit Proceedings!
Interested in increasing student inclusivity in your learning environment? Read these great articles from Dr. Suzanne Stolz, Ron Bowery and Leonia Houston for ideas in traditional and online learning settings!
The Summit is not your traditional conference. Learn why!
Educause has released its 2018 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning and number two is UDL.
Check out CAST’s new home for the UDL Guidelines!
This document provides the UDL-IRN’s current belief structure related to the implementation of UDL. When UDL provides a basis for instruction and curriculum design, these core beliefs should holistically provide the foundation of these practices. AS A FRAMEWORK, WE...