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Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS)

Improving the learning landscape for all students.


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ATLAS promotes learning and improved outcomes for all students.

We create technology-based learning and assessment systems that are accessible and academically rigorous. Our center serves all students, including students with disabilities and struggling learners, as well as their educators.


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LAWRENCE — Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS) at the University of Kansas has presented a grant project focused on promoting quality science education for students with disabilities at the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase: Access, Inclusion, and Equity, which runs May 10-…

Meagan Karvonen, ATLAS Director

Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS) and the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) have partnered to learn more about students who are deafblind with significant cognitive disabilities.  The centers produced an extensive technical report, Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Dual Sensory Loss, that was published in 2021 and draws on expansive ATLAS and NCDB data to address that topic.