“In the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education community, we are well aware that “the representation of certain groups of people in science and engineering education and employment differs from their representation in the U.S. population” (NSF 2017). Included in these underrepresented groups are people with disabilities, whose participation in STEM education and occupations is often impeded by various barriers.
It doesn’t have to be this way. The Center for Applied Special Technology’s Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a ‘framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.'” READ MORE