Universal Design for Learning


Universal Design for Learning

Enabling students with diverse learning needs to become "Expert Learners." Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational approach that enables all students to access, engage in, and excel in the educational environment by "reducing barriers to instruction" through the guidance of educators.

    Partners in Learning

    Teachers create an atmosphere where students and staff are partners in the discovery of learning.

    Why UDL?

    Find out how students in District 75 can successfully access their educational program through Universal Design for Learning.

    3 Principles

    Learn more about the 3 Principles of Universal Design for Learning

    • Representation
    • Action / Expression
    • Engagement


    Learn how to set up educational environments that successfully apply UDL Principles.  Get UDL Guidelines and see UDL Models.

    Strategies and Technologies

    Learn about recommended computer software or hardware, mobile apps, and technology approaches that support UDL.


    Find online resources that support UDL in the educational environment.

    Contact Us

    Email:  kgorman@schools.nyc.gov 
    Phone:  1-212-802-1530

    Karen Gorman, MS, CCC-SLP

    UDL Team:
    David Carroca, OTR/L
    Jordan Ignacio, PT, ATP
    Hayley Levenson, MS, CCC-SLP
    Jennifer Ryan, OTR/L, ATP