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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 April, 2020.

  1. A MULTI-PLATFORM COMPUTER-ASSISTED INDIVIDUAL FAMILY SERVICEPLAN FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

    SBC: Educom Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP A COMPUTER-ASSISTED METHOD OF DEVELOPING THE INDIVIDUAL FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP) REQUIRED OF EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS AS PART OF THE 1986 EDUCATION OF THE HANDICAPPED ACT. BECAUSE OF THE CONSTANTLY CHANGING DEVELOPMENTAL PHASES OF THE BIRTH TO FIVE YEAR OLD POPULATION, SPECIFIC LONG TERM ACHIEVEMENTS ARE VERY DIFFICULT FOR PROFESSIONALS TO PREDICT. AS A RES ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  2. ROBOTIC VEHICLE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MULTI-HANDICAPPED BLIND

    SBC: Macleod Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

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

    SBC: OVAL WINDOW AUDIO            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  4. COMPUTERIZED TEXT STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM TO FACILITATEEDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

    SBC: SYNETICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED EFFORT IS TO ESTABLISH THE FEASIBILITY OF MERGING THE CAPABILITIES OF EXPERT TEXT HANDLING SOFTWARE FOR DATA STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL WITH OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION AND SPEECH SYNTHESIS TECHNOLOGIES. PRESENT SCANNING SYSTEMS ARE EFFECTIVE IN CONVERSION OF TEXT BASED INFORMATION INTO FORMS IMMEDIATELY USABLE BY THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. IN ADDITION, THESE SYSTEMSEVEN AL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  5. Development and Evaluation of a Universally Designed Multimedia Approach to Enable Autonomous Composition by Students and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    The project addresses the needs of students and adults with intellectual disabilities forwritten self-expression by designing, developing, and testing a universally designed, multimediacompositioning software application. This application creates a specific format for independent expressionof thoughts, ideas, experiences, knowledge, personal history, and other typical literary output. Thesystem pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  6. Development and Evaluation of a Location-Based Multimedia System for Providing Access to Information in Community Settings

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops a location-based method for improving access to information in thecommunity (i.e.: public places such as parks, zoos, bus station and stops, information kiosks, touristattractions, and other places of public accommodation) that is not solely in text format. This projectaddresses the need for alternative formats by designing, developing, and testing a Pocket PC-basedsoftware s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  7. Money Coach: A Money Management System to Facilitate Independent Living for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project addresses the critical need for money management skills training necessary forindependent community living through the development of a software system (Money Coach). MoneyCoach utilizes both hand-held technology and desktop software to assist individuals with intellectualdisabilities with money management and related skills. Project goals include: (1) developing project requirements ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  8. Evaluation of a Universally Designed Multimedia Approach to Promote Independent Instant Messaging Technology for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops and evaluates a multimedia instant messaging (IM) system, VisualMessenger, that is designed to be usable independently by individuals with intellectual and othercognitive disabilities. The prototype software system developed in this project is used in a betweensubjectspilot study comparing it with mainstream IM applications to measure its effectiveness in termsof independent ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  9. Pocket Email: Development and Evaluation of an Accessible PDA-Based Email Program to Facilitate Remote Communication for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project evaluates the technical merit and feasibility of Pocket Email, a PDA-basedaccessible email program which is universally designed to meet the unique needs of individuals withintellectual disabilities for communicating via email with family members and other caregivers while incommunity settings. Recent PDA and wireless technology developments, such as Blackberry orPocket Outlook, have ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  10. FluidMath A Teaching Intervention for Algebra

    SBC: FLUIDITY SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I project develops a prototype FluidMath software application and demonstrates its feasibility as an intervention in the teaching and learning of basic algebra. At its core, the prototype includes a first of its kind recognition engine which enables a Tablet PC to interpret mathematical expressions written on its screen with an electronic stylus. In addition, the prototype will include ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education

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