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CAST Professional Publishing produces books that help educators at all levels improve their practice—and change students’ lives—through Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

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Learning Design

Resources for discovering the UDL framework and integrating it into classroom practice.

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UDL Now!

In the third edition of UDL Now!, Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners succeed in a post-pandemic world using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

K. Novak

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In this lively and fun book, UDL experts Allison Posey and Katie Novak identify elements of what they call “The Unlearning Cycle” and challenge educators to think again about what, how, and why they teach.

A. Posey & K. Novak

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Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice

This look at UDL includes contributions from CAST's research and implementation teams, as well as their collaborators in schools, universities, and research settings.

A. Meyer, D. H. Rose, & D. Gordon

School & District Leadership

Titles that provide guidance for those in leadership roles who are exploring UDL in different environments, and the challenges faced when implementing UDL in their institutions and professional development.

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UDL Playbook for School and District Leaders

UDL Playbook for School and District Leaders

In UDL Playbook for School and District Leaders, the authors lay out a step-by-step process to remake your leadership skills and methods through the inclusive principles of Universal Design for Learning.

K. Novak & M. Woodlock

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Your UDL Journey

Ralabate and Berquist provide a guide—not a rigid step-by-step manual—for adopting UDL as the conceptual framework for an entire system, not just individual classrooms.

P.K Ralabate & E. Berquist

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Supercharge Your Professional Learning

Kasia M. Derbiszewska and T. Nicole Tucker-Smith share concrete strategies that will help you design professional development sessions that are compelling, convincing, and sustainable using the framework of Universal Design for Learning.

K. M. Derbiszewka & T. N. Tucker-Smith

Culture & Language

Books with a lens on empowering students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds through UDL.

Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning: Building Expressways to Success by Andratesha Fritzgerald, Foreward by Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice

Antiracism & UDL

Andratesha Fritzgerald reveals UDL as an effective framework to teach Black and Brown students, showing how teachers open new roads of communication, engagement, and skill-building for students who feel honored and loved.

A. Fritzgerald

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Culturally Responsive Design for English Learners

Ralabate and Nelson braid two “hot” frameworks, Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) and UDL, to help teachers address the needs of English Learners in today’s classrooms.

P. K. Ralabate & L. L. Nelson

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UDL for Language Learners

This book shows teachers how to plan for the variability and anticipate special challenges that occur when working with those whose primary language is not the language of instruction.

C. Torres & K. Rao

Assistive Technology

Books and tools for all interested in providing high quality assistive technology services.

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Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology

Filled with information and supports such as self-evaluation matrices, suggested activities, checklists, and other helpful tools, Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology is a powerful resource for those seeking to ensure that quality AT services are provided.

QIAT Leadership Team

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The QIAT Companion

This new volume offers educators and families an action-based, “just-in-time” resource on Assistive Technology written by the QIAT authors themselves.

The QIAT Leadership Team

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Leading the Way to Excellence in AT Services

Leading the Way to Excellence in AT Services is designed to help administrators identify critical issues and specific actions that will influence the provision of excellent assistive technology (AT) devices and services.

G. Bowser & P. R. Reed


Exploring UDL as applied to higher education.

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UDL University: Designing for Variability Across the Postsecondary Curriculum

Sixteen educators share their experiences implementing Universal Design for Learning in higher education.

R. Laist, D. Sheehan, & N. Brewer, eds.

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UDL Navigators in Higher Education

Jodie Black and Eric J. Moore share strategies and resources for introducing UDL to postsecondary systems that can be transferred and tailored to address the particular needs, culture, and values of your setting.

J. Black & E. J. Moore

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Deck of Spaces™: Higher Education Edition

The Deck of Spaces™ cards provide a crosswalk of the research-based Universal Design for Learning principles of pedagogy with best practices in the accessible design of built environments.

Gould Evans & UDL-IRN

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