UDL and Student Engagement in Higher Education: A Pilot Project

Author: Anna Barrafato

Anna Barrafato holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University. She is a licensed psychologist and a Disability Accommodation Specialist at the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. She is an experienced Student Services professional with expertise in personal counselling, career development, inclusion, and accessibility. Ms. Barrafato has presented at national conferences on supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and mental health conditions. She has also facilitated workshops for faculty on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), learner variability, and self-care. Ms. Barrafato is a part-time faculty member at Concordia University and has taught courses in inclusive education, educational psychology, diversity and self-management strategies.