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Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Implementation
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While most of Loui’s work is through private contracts, the following institutes/summits are open to the public. Please click on the links to find out more:

Loui was on The 10-Minute Teacher Podcast with Vicki Davis! Listen here:
5 Essential Things Teachers Need to Know about UDL

A NEW Book is coming!

“While conducting training on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for an international audience of educators, Loui Lord Nelson began employing the simple image of a tree using its roots and branches to express the entire UDL ecosystem.
The metaphor of the tree helped “minimize the language barrier” in a global setting, writes Nelson, author of the bestseller Design and Deliver: Planning and Teaching Using Universal Design for Learning. But the tree metaphor also provided a means to explain more effectively how to apply the UDL framework to any learning environment.
The result- A Tree for All: Your Coloring Book of UDL Principles and Practice – is a fun, engaging, and thought-provoking review of UDL theory and practice. Whether it is colorful…well, that’s up to you.”
Watch for an announcement here in mid-March 2019!

UDL in 15 Minutes, the podcast
You want to learn more about UDL, but you don’t have time to sit down and read more stuff. PD is helpful, but you want more stories. You like podcasts, but who has an hour?  How about 15 minutes? For “UDL in 15 Minutes,” Loui interviews educators from around the world, asking them to tell their UDL story in under 15 minutes. She adds her insights throughout and makes specific connections to the UDL framework. This podcast has proven to be informative and engaging!

Network and Learn Series
The Summit Experience: A Sneak Peak into the UDL-IRN Summit 2019
Guests:Dr. Luis Perez, Dr. Elizabeth Berquist, and Dr. Loui Lord Nelson

UDL-IRN Summit
March 28-29, 2019
Orlando, FL
Variability includes poverty: Let’s plan for it – Loui Lord Nelson (here’s a link talking about that presentation)
Designing for the variability of introverts and extroverts – Loui Lord Nelson and Mindy Johnson (CAST)
A LIVE recording of UDL and 15 Minutes with 1 lucky educator!
UDL Talk