Overview

The Center for Universal Design in Education (CUDE) develops and collects resources to help educators apply universal design (UD) in order to make all aspects of the educational experience welcoming to, usable by, and inclusive of everyone, including people with disabilities. Consult the Introduction to Universal Design in Education for the basics and the following subsections for specifics:

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Introduction to Universal Design in Education 
Learn the definition, framework, principles, guidelines, and promising practices presented in short publications, videos, and a searchable knowledge base.

Universal Design of Online Learning
Access 20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course for guidance in taking steps toward a more inclusive online course.

Universal Design in Higher Education: Promising Practices
Discover practices for implementing universal design, with opportunities for you to contribute to the collection in this online book.

Published Articles and Books
Explore a rich literature base of publications that share research and practice regarding the application of universal design in postsecondary education.

Universal Design in the News
Read news articles and posts on universal design.