Universal Design (UD) / Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Resources

Why Do It? (the evidence base)

  • Division for Early Childhood. (2007). Promoting positive outcomes for children with disabilities: Recommendations for curriculum, assessment, and program evaluation. Tables 1 and 2. Missoula, MT: Author.


Read About It (books, chapters, and articles)

  • Conn-Powers, M., Cross, A.F., Traub, E.K., & Hutter-Pishgahi, L. (2006, September). The universal design of early education: Moving forward for all children. Beyond the Journal: Young Children on the Web  http://journal.naeyc.org/btj/200609/ConnPowersBTJ.pdf
  • Stockall, N., Dennis, L., & Miller, M. (2012). Right from the start: Universal design for preschool. Teaching Exceptional Children, 45(1), 10-17.

See for Yourself (videos and demonstrations)

  • Building Inclusive Childcare Universal Design for Learning video          


Find it Online (websites with additional resources)

  • Association on Higher Education and Disability: Universal Design