Top 10 UDL Websites

There are so many different websites on UDL it is hard to choose a top 10 list, but here is an attempt at selecting our favourite 10 along with a few extras.

National Centre for Assistive Technology

This website has a wealth of information on UDL to assist educators with implementing UDL. It is a definite must for anyone who wants to learn more about UDL!

Centre for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), at the U.S. Department of Education, has devised three sets of broad teaching methods that support each of the three UDL principles. These teaching methods draw on knowledge of the qualities of digital media and how recognition, strategic, and affective networks operate.

AODA website

This is where you can find a copy of the AODA standards, requirements and official word on AODA legislation.

Accessibility at Durham College

Learn about what accessibility means at Durham College and stay tuned for updates on how AODA will shape how we approach accessibility in teaching and learning!

Online graphic dictionary by VisuWords.

Transforms the literal world into a visual model. Look up words and create a graphic representation of the word. The online dictionary uses Princeton's WordNet, an open source dictionary.

Online visual dictionary by Shahi

Shahi is a visual dictionary that combines Wiktionary content with Flickr images, and more!

Free described text videos

Access more than 4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles available.

Moom: The museum of online museums

Use the world wide web to go on a virtual field trip. Admission is free!

Accessible Instruction For Educators 

And More!

Ok, we couldn't settle on just 10! Here are some more of our favourites!

Create an avatar and convert text to speech using Voki.

Create word clouds in specific shapes using Tagxedo.

Visit Showsounds, Microsoft's free audio to text accessibility feature

Math Markup tools are another interesting web tool for math.

See how aDesigner can help to check accessibility of Flash and Flex accessibility.

Magpie is an interesting tool that can be used to create captions and audio descriptions for rich media.