About CATS

The Center for Accessible Technology in Sign (CATS) is a joint project between the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf

and the Georgia Institute of Technology. CATS is dedicated to providing accessibility to learning via sign language.

CATS' goal is to enhance language, literacy and general world knowledge for deaf learners, particularly children.

CATS has been awarded the American Library Association Grolier Foundation Award, 2004 for its contributions to children's literacy.

Learning Tools






CATS Library  


Make any text clickable

to see the signs for it


STAR-Communication app

Game for learning signs


Language deprivation syndrome




Partners and supporters