Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access


We Are an Academic and Professional Resource

CATEA provides educational opportunities and resources for Georgia Tech students as well as for professionals.

CATEA staff teach courses in universal design and accessible web design in the College of Design’s School of Industrial Design and School of Architecture and serve as advisors to numerous graduate students on their dissertation and thesis projects.

CATEA also provides research opportunities and support for a number of graduate students through a variety of research assistantships.

For professionals, CATEA offers webinars and online training modules that cover topics ranging from making science classrooms more accessible to the use of technology to assisting older adults with disabilities.

Our Educational Outreach


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Faculty teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including those that focus on usability of the physical environment.

Student Research

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CATEA supports students from various disciplines, including advising on master's and doctoral projects.

Teach Access

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CATEA is at the forefront of a movement to ensure accessibility throughout higher education.

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