Transforming Education through Universal Design for Learning

Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann and Lisa Poller
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New Leadership for CAST

As CAST enters its 30th year, Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann (left) and Lisa Poller (right) take charge as Co-Presidents. Read the release.

Announcing! Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice

CAST Co-Founders Anne Meyer and David Rose present an up-to-date review of ideas and best practices from the growing UDL field. Check out the online edition (free with login) and print edition.

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Improving Adolescent Literacy

CAST and its partners are designing and testing a dynamic, universally designed reading environment for struggling middle-school readers. Read more.

Who we are

About CAST

CAST is an educational research & development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning.
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About UDL
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UDL is a framework for making curriculum more inclusive.
About Universal Design for Learning

What we do

Research and Development

CAST works to apply Universal Design for Learning to education's greatest challenges.
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Systemic Change
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What we offer

Learning Tools

Thanks to the generosity of our funders, CAST offers free multimedia learning tools. View all tools

Professional Development

CAST helps districts and educators implement UDL to support all learners. Learn more


Check out our new book Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice (free login required). Or purchase a full color print copy today.

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