Director, National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center)
Cynthia Curry is Director of the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning (AEM Center). She is responsible for ensuring that the Center meets its goal to increase the use of accessible educational materials and accessible technologies by learners with disabilities across preK-12, higher education, and workforce development.
CAST's Co-Founder and Chief of Education Design, Emeritus
Drawing on a long-term focus on the psychological aspects of learning and learning disabilities, Anne Meyer played a leading role in CAST’s design of multimedia technology for diverse learners. Dr. Meyer has also led efforts to refine and disseminate ...
Patti Kelly Ralabate, et al., 2014
Speech language pathologists (SLPs) working in inclusive classrooms bring a different orientation toward developing student goals and delivering language instruction than do general education classroom teachers. It is critical for SLPs ...
Rose & Meyer, 2002
In this seminal book on Universal Design for Learning, Rose and Meyer lay out the three principles, show their origins in the learning sciences and brain-based research, and describe practical applications of the framework to classroom instruction.
Tracey E. Hall, et al. (Eds.), 2012
Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical ways to develop classroom ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Five-year, $3.5 million OSEP-funded effort will bolster assistive and instructional technology design and use.
Monday, February 8 – Monday, May 2, 2016
We know from experience and science that individuals learn in varied ways—ways that are particular to them. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides educators with practical strategies and techniques to ensure that all learners can meet high expectations. In this introductory facilitated online course, participants learn the research basis for UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and helpful technology tools that support flexible, inclusive instruction. Each course section brings together up to 20 educators in an online community of practice.
CAST regularly partners with organizations in the public and private sectors to explore challenging questions in education. CAST brings a unique perspective from its years of developing the Universal Design for Learning framework to scientific studies in education.
Senior Product Development Manager
As a Senior Product Development Manager, Patti coordinates CAST's school-based implementation of research and development projects, including teacher training, classroom instruction, and data collection in classrooms. She also collaborates ...
CAST's Co-Founder and Chief Education Officer, Emeritus
David Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning. In 1984, Dr. Rose co-founded CAST, a not-for-profit research and development organization whose mission is to ...