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Drawing on a long-term focus on the psychological aspects of learning and learning disabilities, Anne Meyer has played a leading role in CAST’s design of multimedia technology for diverse learners since its founding in 1984. Dr. Meyer has led efforts to refine and disseminate CAST’s ideas about Universal Design for Learning through writing and website development.
Anne Meyer is coauthor or coeditor of six books, including the seminal text on UDL, Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning (with David H. Rose; ASCD, 2002), and the forthcoming Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice (with David H. Rose and David Gordon; National Center on UDL).
Widely recognized for her contributions in the field of technology as it relates to disabilities, Dr. Meyer has served on the Texas Task Force on Electronic Textbook Accessibility and as a national advisor to President Clinton's Educational Technology Panel.
In 1995, Dr. Meyer received a Gold Medal from the National Association of Social Sciences for her work at CAST. With her CAST colleagues, she is also winner of the Computerworld/Smithsonian Innovation Award for the early literacy software program WiggleWorks.
Dr. Meyer completed her undergraduate work at Radcliffe College and received her master's and doctoral degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a licensed clinical psychologist.