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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Visual Impact: A Cloud-Based Activity Support System to Facilitate Independence for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project develops an Internet-based system for managing and delivering “on demand” activity prompts to individuals with intellectual disabilities. This product users “cloud” (web based) technology to deliver visual and audio prompts to individuals with cognitive disabilities via a thin-client prompting application that can run on iOS or Android mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  2. Software to Compute Effect Sizes for Cluster-Randomized Trials

    SBC: Biostatistical Programming Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: In education research, the standardized mean difference (symbolized by d) is the predominant effect size index. It is calculated as the difference between the treatment-group and control-group means, divided by the pooled standard deviation. Using d allows the impacts of education interventions to be compared even when they have been evaluated using different measures or study designs. Ca ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  3. Schedule Manager: A Remote Schedule Management and Monitoring System to Support Personal Scheduling by Individuals with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project develops and tests the utility of Schedule Manager, a remote schedule management and monitoring prototype designed to use mobile technology to enable real-time, “on-the-fly” changes to an individual’s schedule from remote locations and to monitor adherence to scheduled activities by individuals with intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Difficulty with time management is one ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  4. Readorium Software for Improved Reading Comprehension of Non-fiction Science Text

    SBC: Mtelegence Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Prior research indicates that reading difficulties in childhood become more problematic as students move to middle and high school where increasingly challenging material must be learned. Although some older students still struggle with decoding, many more have difficulty constructing meaning from text. Despite research that has identified strategies for teaching students to comprehend wh ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  5. INTERACTIVE VIDEO PREVOCATIONAL PREFERENCE SELECTOR FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION

    SBC: Fran Maher Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL COVERS A PROJECT TO CONDUCT RESEARCH WRITE NARRATIVE, INSTRUCTIONAL AND SHOOTING SCRIPTS, AND IDENTIFY FILM SITES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERACTIVE VIDEO PREVOCATIONAL SELECTION INSTRUMENT. SELECTION PATHS AND TOUCH SCREEN INPUT WILL ENABLE BOTH INDEPENDENT USE BY INDIVIDUALS WIHT MENTAL RETARDATION (CLASSIFIED "TRAINABLE")AND USE OF THE INSTRUMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH A COUN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-SENSORY "SOUND LAB" FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION APPLICATIONS

    SBC: OVAL WINDOW AUDIO            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  7. Development and Evaluation of an Independently Usable Interface to Facebook for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project develops and evaluates a software interface into the social media website Facebook that is independently usable by individuals with intellectual disabilities, including those with limited or no literacy skills. The software system provides a multimedia (e.g., voice recording, icons, text-to-speech) interface, a customizable filtering tool to limit screen features, and computer-generat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
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