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PROPOSES TO DETEMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING THREE COMMERCIAL MULTIMEDIA…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
1863
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1863
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Psi International Inc.
10306 Eaton Pl Fairfax, VA 22030
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: PROPOSES TO DETEMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING THREE COMMERCIAL MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGES ON THE SUBJECT OF PROVIDING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADI) ASSISTANCE TO SEVERELY DISABLED AND/OR FRAIL ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN THEIR OWN
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $29,300.00
 

Abstract:

PROPOSES TO DETEMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING THREE COMMERCIAL MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL PACKAGES ON THE SUBJECT OF PROVIDING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADI) ASSISTANCE TO SEVERELY DISABLED AND/OR FRAIL ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN THEIR OWN HOMES. TWO ARE TRAINING MATERIALS PACKAGES--ONEFOR TRAINING IN-HOME ADL ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS, ONE FOR TRAINING DISABLE OR ELDERLY USERS OF SUCH ASSISTANCE (OR THEIR RESPONSIBLE FAMILY MEMBER/SURROGATES)--AND ONE A BUSINESS PERSON'S GUIDELINE PACKAGE FOR ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING REGISTRIES/EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT AGENCIES FOR IN- HOME ADL ASSISTANTS AND SUPERVISION/CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICESFOR FRAIL ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS. THE PROPOSED WORK INCLUDES GATHERING TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT PACKAGE CONTENTS AND SUITABLE DELIVERY MECHANISMS (FORMATS/MEDIA--PRINT, INTERACTIVE COMPUTER, AUDIOVISUAL) FOR GIVEN CONTENT AREAS AND TARGETED USERS, PLUS RELATED COST INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION WILL BE GATHERED THROUGH FORMAL CONFERENCES ON THE SUBJECT, PROFESSIONAL AND CONSUMERLITERATURE REVIEWS, AND EXTENSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH SUBJECT EXPERTS AND EXPERIENCED USER/BENEFICIARY REPRESENTATIVES. TWO ITERATIONS OF TECHNICAL AND COST ANALYSIS WILL BE CONDU DUCTED, THE SECOND BASED ON PRELIMINARY PRODUCT PLANNING DOCUMENTS TO BE DEVELOPED (OUTLINES FOR PRINT, DESIGNS FOR COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION, TREATMENTS FOR AUDIO/VIDEO TAPE ELEMENTS). THE YIELD OF THE WORK WILL BE PRELIMINARY PRODUCT PLANS FOR THE COMPONENTS JUDGED FEASIBLE FOR DEVELOPMENT UNDER PHASE II FUNDING.

Principal Investigator:

Carolyn l. vash
INVESTIGATOR
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Business Contact:

Carolyn L. Vash
Senior Research Assistant
Small Business Information at Submission:

Psi International Inc.
200 Little Falls Street Suite 104 Falls Chruch, VA 22046

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