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Universal Design for Learning: Teaching to all Learners through Language and Literacy




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Presenter: MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP 

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

: 5:30pm

Workshop: 5:45pm - 9:00pm

Member: $60.00

Student: $25.00

Non-Member Professional: $85.00

This program is offered for .3 ASHA CEUS, Intermediate Level: Professional Area



MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation.


MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP has no non-financial relationships to report.

Workshop Coordinator

Melissa Kreuder, M.A., CCC-SLP,  Immediate Past President


Universal Design for Learning: Teaching to all Learners through Language and Literacy will focus on the UDL framework ( that addresses the teaching for all learners. In this three-hour session participants will take part in the learning and development of informal assessments and interventions that are universally designed for flexibility to be used in-person and in distance-learning. Methods for designing strategies will be presented anticipating the need for alternatives, options, and adaptations to meet the challenges that diverse learners face in the world today. Take part in this UDL electronic hands-on experience that will provide you with the opportunity to engage, express your knowledge, and demonstrate your love of learning through multiple modalities.


MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist, Assistive Technology Professional. She is the Director of the Regional Assistive Technology Center at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM), a lending loaning library for Assistive Technology. At MSUM, Speech Language and Hearing Clinic, MariBeth is also a Clinical Supervisor supervising graduate student clinicians in the areas of augmentative alternative communication, autism spectrum disorders, reading and written language needs and assistive technology.

**LISHA speaker selection does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or procedures. We reserve the right to substitute speakers due to circumstances beyond our control.**

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

1.    Identify roles and responsibilities of the UDL framework. (Guidelines/Principles)
2.    Describe the qualities of the expert learner.
3.    Demonstrate the use of universal design for learning and assessment and intervention.


5:30-5:45 Registration
5:45-6:30 UDL Roles and Responsibilities (UDL Principles) 
6:30-6:45 The Expert Learner (who and how) 
6:45-7:15 UDL and Assessment 
7:15-7:30 Break 
7:30-8:45 UDL and Intervention 
8:45-9:00 Wrap up and Questions


Confirmations of registration can be obtained at or e-mail at


Cancellations are refundable if received 72 business hours prior to the event.  Please note: Registrants will receive a certificate of completion when the course has been successfully completed. 


PowerPoint/Handout Presentations and Zoom link will be emailed to confirmed attendees 72 hours prior to the workshop.



October 14th, 2020 5:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
United States
Event Fee(s)
Non-Member Professional Fee $ 85.00

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