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DYSLEXIA AFFECTS MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS.

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
3128
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
3128
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
LAUREATE LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC.
110 E SPRING ST WINOOSKI, VT -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: DYSLEXIA AFFECTS MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS.
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $48,177.00
 

Abstract:

DYSLEXIA AFFECTS MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP, TEST, AND MARKET SOFTWARE DESIGNED TO REMEDIATE DYSLEXIA. NO SUCH PRODUCT CURRENTLY EXISTS. DURING PHASE I, A PROTOTYPE READING PROGRAM WILL BE PRODUCED BASED ON INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT SPECIFIED WITH CONSULTANTS MARION BLANK AND ISABELLE LIBERMAN, BOTH WELL-KNOWN RESEARCHERS IN THE PROCESSES INVOLVED IN READING ACQUISITION AS WELL AS THE DIFFICULTIES FACED BY DYSLEXIC CHILDREN. STRATEGIES WHICH HAVE BEEN FOUND TO BE EFFECTIVE WILL BE INCORPORATED INTO THE SOFTWARE. THE SOFTWARE WILL MAKE INNOVATIVE USE OF SPEECH GENERATION, GRAPHICS, ANIMATION AND INPUT PERIPHERALS. CURRICULA FOR READING LEVELS FROM PREPRIMER THROUGH THIRD GRADE WILL BE SPECIFIED. DURING PHASE II INITIAL READING INSTRUCTION SOFTWARE WILL BE DEVELOPED AND FIELD-TESTED IN THREE DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS. FOLLOWING REVISIONS BASED ON THE COLLECTED DATA, THE PRODUCT WILL BE PUBLISHED AND MARKETED BY LAUREATE LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC.

Principal Investigator:

Mary s. wilson
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
8028627355

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Laureate Learning Systems Inc.
1 Mill Street Burlington, VT 05401

EIN/Tax ID: 030284534
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No