Universal Design in Education Project

Student Resources

Student Resources

Student Resources


Accessibility Features on Loop

Free Introductory course to UDL created by AHEAD 

AHEAD resources on UDL

AHEAD Allyship Resource- here you will find info on making events and communications accessible, language of disability and disclosure, how to set up an accessible society in your institution

AHEAD AT Hive- find the right assistive technology to match your learning needs! This includes freely available tools in Google and Microsoft Office 365

NCBI Bookshare Accessible Digital Library- access books online for free in a variety of formats if you are blind or have a vision impairment, have a reading difficulty or a physical impairment

EasyReader App- free app which makes reading more accessible by allowing you to customise your reading experience. E.g. adjust and magnify text, change colour schemes etc.

AccessAble Accessibility Guide for DCU- find accessibility information for all three campuses (Glasnevin, St. Pats and All Hallows)

SensusAccess DCU- convert your lecture slides, notes, PDFs and journal articles into different formats which better suit your learning needs

Recite tool for DCU website- select your preferred font, change the colour scheme, change font size, enable text to speech, change language. You can fully customise your browsing experience of the DCU website using Recite!

Compass- explore inclusive technologies in DCU using the compass resource on Loop


We will be continually adding resources to this section over the course of the project. If you are aware of any other resources that you would like to see included, please contact Dr. Aoife McNicholl.