Universal Design for Learning
Universal Design for Learning for Postsecondary Education (UDL) is a new online module developed using UDL principles to teach postsecondary educators the concepts, strategies, and benefits of UDL.
High School vs. College Expectations
This document reveals in one page the differences in academic and independent life expectations between high school and college. An excerpt from a journal article regarding students with learning disabilities, it is critically relevant for secondary teachers, parents, and students interested in a college pathway.
Florida Consortium’s UDL Online Module
The module was written by Mary Ann Gorman, a UDL expert and doctoral student in Special Education and Disability Studies, designed and developed by Lezlie Cline and the Florida Center for Interactive Media (FCIM) at Florida State University and developed in partnership with the Ohio State University Universal Design for Learning FAME module. This unique module has been intentionally written and designed using UDL principles to teach postsecondary educators the concepts, strategies, and benefits of UDL.
Center for Applied Technology
The Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST, is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving education through Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The website includes learning tools and professional development in the area of UDL.
Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Universal Course Design
This Web site has been designed for faculty, by faculty, to help you learn about Higher Education’s Universal Course Design (UCD) and includes tutorials, strategies, tools, resources, and examples.
National Center on Universal Design for Learning
The National Center on Universal Design for Learning provides guidelines, examples, and resources supporting Universal Design for Learning for all ages.
Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success
“Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success,” is a curriculum developed by ODEP focused on teaching “soft” or workforce readiness skills to youth, including youth with disabilities. Created for youth development professionals as an introduction to workplace interpersonal and professional skills, the curriculum is targeted for youth ages 14 to 21 in both in-school and out-of-school environments.
The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities
The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities is designed for youth and adults working with them to learn about disability disclosure.
Life Centered Education (LCE Transition Curriculum
Discover how LCE can help you better prepare your students for independent and rewarding lives after they finish school.
The FDIC’s new Money Smart for Young People series features four free age-appropriate curriculums that are designed to promote financial understanding in young people.
FLRT -A Fluent Reading Trainer
Website contains all Destination Knowledge resources.
Ascend Math was created to provide that individualized assistance so badly needed by these students. With individualized sequenced study plans focused on each student’s gaps, plus interactive instruction, multi-modal learning and ongoing assessment students often gain two or more grade levels in a semester.
Educational e-books Collection
This site is an online source for downloading eBooks for free.
Clearinghouse and Resource Library of the National Center for College Students with Disabilities
The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) website offers access to a wide range of helpful resources geared to various audiences including college students with disabilities, future college students, parents and families, faculty members and disability service providers.
UDL on Campus
This comprehensive website resource, from CAST, is divided into three primary sections which identify, 1) how to plan and design curriculum, 2) how to use media and materials, and 3) how to ensure accessibility in learning for all learners.
Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) UDL & Accessibility in Higher Education Webinar
By Kirk Behnke, Assistant Director of Technical Assistance for CAST (12.2017). This 90 minute recorded webinar provides Higher Education faculty and staff a clear understanding of UDL and accessibility through dynamic and practical implementation of UDL in Higher Education environments and content.
Notetaking Skills Webinar by Center on Technology and Disability
This webinar for families begins with a discussion of the purpose of note-taking and useful strategies to employ, useful for both secondary and postsecondary environments.
TCC's Mentor Handbook 2018-19
This 14-page document is an introduction and resource for Tallahassee Community College’s IPSE program Mentors. It includes job descriptions, student-mentor relationships, schedules, and customer service (expectations of mentor behavior), FERPA, and much more.
TCC’s Academic Agreement, 2019
This one-page template is the tool by which student’s academic progress may be measured. It reflects a collaboration between the faculty and the IPSE program staff to facilitate the students’ access to and progress in the course content.
Moving to a New College Normal with COVID-19
This document provides resources and suggestions for faculty, students, and family to better navigate the transition to online courses.
Webinar: Students with Intellectual disabilities in a College Course? Sure! But How Do We Do It?
We have heard your request to learn more about how to support students with intellectual disability in college courses as well as how to engage the college professors and instructors who have students with intellectual disabilities enrolled in their courses.
Below is the link to a recent FCIHE Faculty Professional Development webinar that speaks directly to your requests. Please share the link widely. It is well worth the time to hear how three postsecondary education faculty from Florida and South Carolina not only support the students with intellectual disabilities enrolled in their courses, but through a Universal Design for Learning lens, are enhancing their courses to better support all students. Filled with examples and resources, this is a must-see webinar.
Length: 55 minutes
Topics Covered: Course content and reasonable adaptations for student learning outcomes, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), navigating student engagement and expectations, student contracts, student accountability, student assessment, and more.