Patricia Kelly Ralabate, Ed.D., joined CAST as Director of Implementation in September 2011 and currently teaches bilingual and special education policy courses for The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development, USA. Previously, she served as a Boston College postdoctoral fellow inresidence at CAST, working on universal design for learning leadership issues. As Senior Policy Analyst for special and gifted education for the National Education Association, she was Principal Editor of The Puzzle of Autism, an educator guide on autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She also worked for 25 years with many students with ASD as a speech language pathologist in Connecticut public schools.
"If you understand and believe in the UDL framework, but need additional support to start planning with UDL, this is your resource! [This book] provides educators with a process for turning their knowledge of UDL into a flexible, focused, learner centered lesson plan." --Dr. Elizabeth Berquist