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This week, we have an update from Loui Lord Nelson on her podcast “UDL in 15 Minutes!” Be sure to mark your calendars for some fabulous upcoming UDL events on topics such as UDL in Higher Education, space and environment design, cultural responsiveness, and more. And finally, make sure you register (it’s free!) for our October Network and Learn on Learning Designed! 

UDL Spotlight

UDL in 15 Minutes
UDL in 15 Minutes has hit 10,000+ listens!! These stories about UDL have been heard in: the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, South Korea, Belgium, Argentina, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, Paraguay, Brazil, Italy, Thailand, Turkey, India, Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, France, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Iceland, Myanmar, Qatar, Poland, the Philippines, Nigeria, Austria, Ghana, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Switzerland, and Tanzania! Thanks to everyone! Keep listening and keep sharing!
-Loui Lord NelsonUpcoming Events

UDL Higher Ed Digicon 2019
Mark your calendars for the inaugural UDL in Higher Education DigiCon on October 18, 2019 from 9am – 4pm ET. Learn more!

Great Lakes UDL Experience
We’re back for year three of the UDL-IRN Great Lakes UDL Experience at Macomb ISD! Check out this fabulous event centered on UDL and performance assessments, space and environment design, and executive function! October 21st and 22nd, 2019. 

Culturally Responsive UDL: A Southwest UDL-IRN Event
Join us in El Paso, TX for our first ever Southwest Regional Event on November 4th and 5th, 2019! We’ll be focusing on cultural responsiveness and next steps on UDL implementation for teachers and administrators. Learn more and register!

Designing for Equity & Achievement for All Learners 
Save the date for a UDL-IRN Regional Event in Orlando, FL on December 9th and 10th, 2019! Come learn about innovation, UDL implementation, and equity in the classroom. More information coming soon!

2020 UDL-IRN International Summit
Early bird tickets are now available for the 2020 UDL-IRN International Summit in Silicon Valley, CA on April 8th and 9th, 2020! Learn more and save your spot!

Learning Designed: What’s In It For Me?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 8PM ET

Learning Designed is a state-of-the-art online learning platform for professional learning and collaboration that provides personalized experiences for educators within a robust community of support. Learning Designed harnesses Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to help educators understand learner variability and improve learning outcomes. Join this webinar to take a tour through Learning Designed and learn more about the learning resources, credentials, and collaboration tools that help all educators break down the systemic barriers in order to help all learners succeed.

As always, we welcome your feedback and would be happy to hear from you! If you have suggestions, want to become more engaged, or have events you want highlighted, let us know. Please reply to this email with your questions and comments.

Thank you,
McKenzie
with the UDL-IRN Team