Universal Design = extent to which products are designed to provide access to all people.

Universal Design for Learning = Curriculum that is designed to provide access to all students by incorporating multiple means of representation, engagement and expression. (CAST)

Response to Intervention= practice of using high-quality instruction/intervention matched to student needs and using learning rate over time and level of performance to inform educational decision-making (The IDEA Partnership, 2009)

Progress Monitoring= scientifically based practice that is used to assess students' academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. (www.studentprogress.org)

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports