FAST Project: Using UDL in LEND Curriculum

Project Summary:

Work with a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) consultant to develop a program curriculum that is accessible to all learners and that increases the inclusiveness of accommodations which may be provided to support trainees with additional needs, such as those with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Objectives Accomplished:

  • Began aligning the Georgia LEND curriculum with a UDL framework after working with an outside consultant and university entities that specialize in instructional improvement to identify the most efficient and cost-effective approaches to implementing recommendations
  • Developed a set of UDL alignment guidelines and templates for future curricular development
  • Worked with current self-advocate trainees to understant how individual accommodations can be incorporated into broader UDL aligned curricula.