Webinar Announcement: Achieving Academic Success through Universal Design for Learning

April 2, 2019

The Tarjan Center at UCLA and the CAPED ID-ASD CIG will be co-hosting a webinar on “Achieving Academic Success through Universal Design for Learning” on Monday, May 13th from 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (PST). Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is best practice for including students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Participants may implement UDL to support these students, and all students. Registration is required. Please register here: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oiqfpNGyRmeNuCGiAK6snQ.


Webinar content:

Jordan T. Knab, Ed.S., from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg will present a brief overview of Universal Design for Learning and demonstrate how schools can explore new avenues for reaching ALL students in the classroom by building innovative techniques into curriculum, instruction and assessment.


This workshop will:

  • Introduce the foundation and conceptual framework of Universal Design for Learning and its application in the postsecondary setting
  • Provide some examples of innovative classroom practices
  • Discuss strategies for building support for UDL across college and postsecondary institutions


Who should Attend:

DSPS coordinators/directors, Instructional faculty, counselors, student services staff, administrators, and community partners. All are welcome!


The webinar has the following learning objectives:

As a result of participating in the UDL webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand UDL and it application for postsecondary settings
  • Identify some innovative practices that they would like to introduce to their campuses
  • Formulate ideas for building support for UDL across their campuses

The webinar will be facilitated by:

Will Francis, Project Director, Tarjan Center at UCLA

Adam S. U. Gottdank, Ph.D., DSS Director, North Orange Continuing Education 


If you have questions, please let me know by sending me a direct message at wfrancis@mednet.ucla.edu