Skip to content
Downward facing arrows enclosed in a circle, accompanied by the text "learn more"
Learning & Disability Resources
ATSU mobile banner

Learning & Disability Resources

Learning & Disability Resources (LADR) provides advising and services to ATSU students who want to enhance their learning and academic performance. In addition, LADR coordinates academic adjustments (accommodations) for ATSU students with disabilities.

LADR provides one-on-one, confidential learning advisement sessions tailored to individual learning preferences and challenges. Periodically throughout the academic year, seminars and/or workshops are offered on specific learning techniques. Guidance is also available for board exam preparation. Peer tutors are recruited and coordinated through our department as well.

We encourage every student to visit our office at least once to receive a personalized learning advisement session, and students are welcome to return as often as desired for additional support and guidance.

Schedule an appointment

  • Students with Disabilities +

    • In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Amendments Act of 2008, Learning & Disability Resources supports ATSU students with disabilities by determining eligibility and providing necessary academic adjustments, while maintaining the standards of the University. Academic adjustments are provided for qualified students with disabilities, to ensure that academic requirements do not have discriminating effects. Any student seeking academic adjustments to accommodate limitations due to a documented disability is required to register with Learning & Disability Resources. Requests for academic adjustments must be made in writing. A confidential, interactive process is used to determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis. While requests can be made at any time, the review process can take up to three (3) weeks, so requesting well in advance of anticipated need is recommended. ATSU’s Academic Adjustments Process (pdf) provides additional information.

      Contact

      Missouri campus and ATSU-CGHS students
      Jennifer McNeely, Director, Learning & Disability Resources
      660.626.2774 | Deaf/Hard of Hearing: 711

      Arizona campus and ATSU-ASHS online program students:
      Kimberly Jones, Disability Resources Advisor
      480.245.6248 | Deaf/Hard of Hearing: 711

      Minimal technical requirements for matriculation

      Please refer to the ATSU University Catalog for technical standards of each college and/or program. Review examples of associated standards for the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine DO program (pdf).

  • Contact Us +

    • Missouri campus

      Timken-Burnett Building, ground floor


      Jennifer McNeely, MA
      Director - Learning & Disability Resources
      660.626.2774
      fax: 660.626.2757
      jmcneely@atsu.edu



      Marcie Stansberry, MEA
      Learning Advisor
      660.626.2352
      fax: 660.626.2757
      mstansberry@atsu.edu



      Cathy Wood
      Administrative Support
      660.626.2424
      fax: 660.626.2757
      cjwood@atsu.edu

      Arizona campus


      Marty Allison, MA
      Disability Resources Advisor
      Office: 5850 E Still Circle, Main Building, second floor
      480.245.6248
      fax: 660.626.2757
      martinallison@atsu.edu



      Crystal Hendron, MEd
      Learning Advisor
      Office: 5850 E Still Circle, Main Building, first floor
      480.219.6175
      fax: 660.626.2757
      chendron@atsu.edu

  • Tutoring +

    • ATSU provides peer tutoring services for on-campus program students who wish to improve their academic achievement. The Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) program provides each student the opportunity to be paired with an individual peer tutor at no cost. With the assistance of and recommendations from faculty members, peer tutors are identified and made available to students who request tutoring assistance. ATSU also offers regularly-scheduled “walk-in” tutoring sessions, which provides students free access to on-call peer tutors each week. Services are on a first-come, first-served basis.

      For more information or to request tutoring services, please contact the PAL Program Coordinator on your campus.

      Missouri campus
      Marcie Stansberry, Learning Advisor
      660.626.2352

      Arizona campus
      Crystal Hendron, Learning Advisor
      480.219.6175

HLC seeks third-party comments about ATSU

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). How to submit comments.

Innovating whole person healthcare

Man looking through an ophthalmoscope.

Community Health Center

Waianae, Hawaii

As a leading provider of quality healthcare for area residents, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center also provides community employment and health education. More than 80% of the staff are local residents, and many were trained at the affiliated Waianae Health Academy. Find out more.

Sponsor a cause

Animated space view of the Earth with light rays illuminating out of the United States.

From public health centers located in communities where services are needed most, to research and other leading edge whole person healthcare initiatives, you can create your own legacy by contributing to the specific cause that moves you most. Find out more.

Whole person healthcare

Doctor playfully examining a young boy who is sitting on his mother's lap.

Whole person healthcare takes an integrated approach that addresses body, mind and spirit as one. Students are encouraged to participate in wellness programs and study areas including nutrition and psychology to gain a more comprehensive understanding. Find out more.

Stay connected

Large letter B on a black background with BE THE LIGHT text underneath.

Keep up with the latest developments in whole person healthcare at A.T. Still University with our complimentary newsletter and other publications. From scholarly inquiry and research to alumni activities and more. Sign up today.

Apply now

Pathway through green grass leading into a golden sunset.

Let your light shine at A.T. Still University. Combining leading-edge whole person healthcare with a commitment to serving those communities where needs are greatest, we provide students the opportunity to truly excel as doctors, dentists, healthcare providers and healthcare leaders.