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Universal Design for Learning, Neurodiversity, and Asset-Based Instruction

The UDL framework is based in brain science and focuses on three broad brain networks.

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See our pages for more information on each principle.

  • Representation (add link)
  • Engagement (add link)
  • Expression (add Link)


The three primary principles, which are based on neuroscience research, guide UDL and provide the underlying framework for the guidelines:

Image showing 3 UDL principles

Download the UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0 in .pdf