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Fas Multimedia Library--Tools for Parents & Caregivers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 AA10181-01A1,
Agency Tracking Number: 29076
Amount: $76,515.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1995
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
6 Bigelow Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Lisa Mc Elaney
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Research Institution

We will produce a multi-media library of resources for parents, teachers and other caregivers of chwith fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol effects (FAS/FAE). Using prevalent and emerging media tspecifically to meet the needs of several target audiences, Vida will produce the first training, intool of its kind. Currently, due to an emphasis on prevention of FAS/FAE, media-based tools to enhanexist. With the production of the FAS Multi-media Library, health care providers will have state-of-education on diagnosis, treatment and developmental assessment of children with FAS/FAE. Early interchildhood educators and other teachers will have a curriculum which they can self-administer or incostaff training. Parents will be able to learn new ways to understand and interpret child behavior anmanagement demonstrated in clear, non-judgmental ways. Phase I involves the production of a VHS, linprototype designed for parents and elementary school teachers. Throughout the production period an ewill work with the principal investigator to draft the major items of the evaluation questionnaire t

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