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*This event is open to the public*

This is a live interactive webinar. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the workshop.

Presenters: Dr. Lisa Carey, EdD, is the assistant director of the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education as well as an education specialist for the Neuropsychology Department at Kennedy Krieger. Click to read presenter’s bio.   

Dr. Eric Moore, PhD, is the director of learning technology in the Learning Design & Technology Team at Kennedy Krieger and a former high school teacher (Literature, Philosophy, Drama) and Education professor. 

Dr. Hillary Goldthwait-Fowles, PhD, ATP,  is the instructional design specialist: Learning Design and Technology Team at Kennedy Krieger. Assistive Technology Specialist, Adjunct faculty and former special educator.

CEUs/Category: 3.0 Cat. 1 CEUs

Course Description: This session offers an introduction to the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as a method for designing inclusive learning environments. UDL is cited as a means for improving inclusive instruction in multiple laws and policies at both the national and state levels. By offering students flexible means of learning, schools can be more responsive to individual student needs and help unlock every student’s potential.


Instructional Level: Introductory

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the theory and principles of the UDL framework.
  • Apply the UDL framework to instructional design.
  • Select helpful resources for continuing to learn and implement UDL.


Target Populations:

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Nurses
  • Clinical and medical staff
  • Direct support professionals
  • Other community service providers
  • Speech/Physical/Occupational therapists
  • Students/trainees

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs, and maintains full responsibility for this program. Kennedy Krieger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 3.0 Continuing Education Credits (Category 1) will be granted to social workers and licensed psychologists. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines. No conflicts have been identified (this includes commercial support and research grants/funding). The registration fees include: $55 registration fee will be charged for professionals, $15 registration for parents/caregivers/individuals with disabilities, and $10 for students/trainees workshop registrations.

There is no processing fee required for payment by check. Apply promo code "PAYBYCHECK” at checkout. All checks must be received five business days prior to the training. If you are paying by check, please write the date of the session on the memo line. For example: "SLS June 22, 2023."

Make check payable to: Kennedy Krieger Institute (In note section write "MCDD SLS June 22, 2023")

Mail check to: Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Attn: MCDD Training Program, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

Kennedy Krieger Institute Employees:  If your department will be covering the cost of the training, please enter your budget code when prompted. Enter promo code "KKISTAFF" at checkout. Your total will go to $0.00 so that payment can be received via interdepartmental budget transfer.

Cancellation Policy:  Refund requests must be received by e-mail  seven business days before the training. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute reserves the right to cancel any of its workshops due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, we will refund the registration fee only and not additional costs associated with attending the workshop. Should you have any questions, call 443-923-5555