Universal Design has its roots in the field of architecture
Universal Design involves designing buildings that are accessible to everyone at the outset, rather than retrofitting at a later date
Universal Design increases access for everyone
Universal Design is Everywhere
Easy to Hold Tools
Lifts in Pools
Adjustable height desks
iPads: access to information, productivity, communication & connectivity...
What is Universal Design for Learning?
Universal Design for Learning
is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn.
UDL provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone--not a single, one-size-fits-all solution but rather flexible approaches that can be customized and adjusted for individual needs. CAST.org
Introduction to the Three Principles of UDL
UDL Principles and Practice