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Disability Resource Services


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1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

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Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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(608) 246-6716

GENERAL INFORMATION
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(608) 246-6716

DOWNTOWN D116
(608) 259-2950

Fort Atkinson 120B
(920) 206-8000

Portage 100BC
(608) 745-3100

Reedsburg 172
(608) 524-7800

Watertown 148B
(920) 568-7200

Universal Design

Addressing Diverse Learner Needs of Today's College Students: Universal Design In Action

Are you an educator concerned about making learning as accessible as possible to all your students? Do you want to improve student performance and learning outcomes? 

In this workshop, you will be immersed in a unique experiential learning opportunity, framed by the principles of Universal Design and emerging perspectives on classroom practices and neuro-education research.

The two-day workshop will be held May 24 - 25, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Madison College Health Education Building. For more information or to register, click the registration button below.

Download the May 2017 workshop flyer (PDF, 790KB)

Watch this video for a short introduction to Universal Design Learning (UDL).

Getting Started


Who Should Attend?

The issues covered in this workshop will be of benefit to:

  • General classroom teachers
  • Transition coordinators
  • Special education teachers
  • Disability service providers
  • Counselors
  • Education technologists

Workshop Highlights

  • Develop a deeper appreciation of the unique challenges faced by students who learn differently.
  • Understand multiple perspectives on neuro-diversity and its implications for teaching teenagers and young adults.
  • Acquire an in-depth understanding of Universal Design, with and without technology integration, and its application to learning environments.
  • Hear about latest research, best practices in action, and ways to apply what you learn in the workshop to your own educational setting.

In November 2016, Madison College welcomed Dr. Manju Banerjee, the Vice President of Educational Research and Innovation at Landmark College in Vermont, for an innovative and inspiring FREE 2 day training on Universal Design and Diverse Learners at the Downtown Education Center.

In the workshop, attendees were immersed in a unique experiential learning opportunity, framed by the principles of Universal Design and emerging perspectives on classroom practices and neuro-education research.