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EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7661
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7661
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Human Services Res Inst
2336 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02140
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $30,000.00
 

Abstract:

THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETERMINE THE SCOPE OF KNOWLEDGE WHICH CARE-GIVERS HAVE ABOUT RESPITE SER-VICES. A MAJOR FOCUS WILL ALSO BE ON ASCERTAINING WHAT CAREGIVERS NEED TO KNOW TO BECOME MORE EFFECTIVE CONSUMERS OF THESE SERVICES. THESE ACTIVITIES WILL BE SUPPLEMENTED BY A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW WHICH WILL STRIVE TO IDENTIFY THE RES- OURCES IN THE PROFESSIONAL LITERATURE THAT CAN PROVIDE A BASIS FOR DEVELOPING MATERIALS FOR NON-PROFESSIONALS. CARE-GIVERS WILL ALSO BE ASKED TO IDENTIFY THE FORM WHICH GUIDE MATERIALS SHOULD TAKE IN ORDER TO BE MOST ACCESSIBLE AND USEFUL TO THEM.

Principal Investigator:

James a. knoll ph.d
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Human Services Group
2336 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02140

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No