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meet with (instructor, TA, course coordinator) within the
first two class meetings.”
Information about a student’s disability must remain
confidential and shared only for the purpose of providing
accommodations. Instructors must take care not to make the
disability status of the student known to fellow students
except at the student’s request.
Universal Design in Instruction (UDI) is an approach to
teaching that incorporates inclusive instructional strategies
in course design and delivery to benefit the broadest range
of learners, thus minimizing the need for individual
accommodations. Providing content in a variety of formats
can improve learning for students with varying learning styles
and cultural backgrounds. For example, providing captioned
videos will give access not only to students who are deaf or
hard of hearing, but also to those who have a more visual
learning style or for whom English is not the first language.
Resources:
FacultyWare website (developed by the University of
Connecticut):
facultyware.uconn.edu/udi_factsheet.cfm
The Disability Studies Reader (2nd Edition). Davis, Lennard J.
(Editor). 2006.
Dyslexia at College (Third Edition). Du Pre, Liz, Dorthy Gilroy,
and Tim Miles. 2008.
Dyslexia—Surviving and Succeeding at College. Moody,
Sylvia. 2007.