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UDL and Students with More Intensive Support Needs

presentation

Date
Friday, November 17, 2017

Time
8:00AM – 9:15AM EDT

Location
OCALICON
Columbus, OH

Presenters
Diana Carl
Cynthia Curry, Co-director, AEM Center

Description

When goals, assessment, methods, and materials are proactively designed and delivered according to the principles and practices of UDL, barriers to learning are lowered for most learners, but what about learners with more intensive support needs? This session will builds upon UDL to concentrate on identifying and lowering barriers that some learners with more intensive support needs will face. Content will focus on strategies, services, and supports, e.g. accessible technologies and materials, that can be used to level the learning field and extend UDL benefits to every student.

Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.

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XML (EXtensible Markup Language)

Universal format for structured documents and data. Set of rules, guidelines, and conventions for designing text formats for data.

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ASCII

Unformatted text standard defining how computers write and read characters.

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American National Standards (ANSI)

Non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Framework of learning and teaching, resisting one-size-fits-all approach. Encourages offering multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement.

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Accessible Technology

Technology that can be used by people with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. Incorporates the principles of universal design.

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