Technology has helped students with ADHD, learning disabilities and other impairments to access college, but a new push for "universal design for learning," would make college classes more accessible to all learners without accommodations. Options like offering audio versions of Shakespeare's plays, for instance, not only benefits students with visual impairments but those without disabilities who simply learn better by listening than reading, said Susan Edelman, a research associate professor of education at the University of Vermont.

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