Universal Design for Learning
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based set of principles to guide the design of learning environments that are accessible and effective for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
Ultimately, the goal of UDL is to support learners to become “expert learners” who are, each in their own way, purposeful and motivated, resourceful and knowledgeable, and strategic and goal-driven. UDL aims to change the design of the environment rather than changing the learner. When environments are intentionally designed to reduce barriers, all learners can engage in rigorous, meaningful learning.
Brookes is the premier publisher of practical, research-based resources that support children’s healthy development and boost the learning and success of all people, with and without disabilities. Known for effective, evidence-based strategies, assessments, and curricula, we help the full range of education professionals—including teachers, principals, SLPs, paraprofessionals, and school psychologists—address the individual needs of every learner in Grades K-12. We partner with pioneers and fresh voices in inclusion, literacy, UDL, autism, behavior, social-emotional learning, and more to bring