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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. ADAPTING VOICE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR DEAF PERSONS.

    SBC: Associated Enterprises Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF THE FUNCTION AND UTILITY OF AN EXTENDIBLE PNEUMATIC MOUTHSTICK

    SBC: ANHOLT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    MOUTHSTICKS OR ORTHODONTIC ORTHOSES ARE WIDELY USED BY PEOPLE WITH SPINAL CHORD INJURIES OR SIMILAR DISABILITIES TO INCREASE CONTROL OVER THEIR ENVIRONMENT. PEOPLE WITH THE ADDITIONAL LIMITATION OF LITTLE OR NO ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR HEAD MOTION MAY BENEFIT FROM AN EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICK. HOWEVER, COMMERCIAL EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICKS SUFFER IN THAT THEIR ACTION IS OFTEN SLOW, EXTENDIBILITY IS LIMITED, OR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  3. CLASSROOM USE OF SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY BY MAINSTREAM DEAF STUDENTS

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE PROBLEMS FACED BY MAINSTREAM SCHOOL PROGRAMS IS THE LACK OF QUALIFIED SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS AND THE EXPENSE OF THE INTERPRETERS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE. THE PROJECT PROPOSED HEREIN WILL INVESTIGATE THE USE OF SPEECH RECOGNITION EQUIPMENT AND DESIGNATED SPEAKERS AS A POSSIBLE SUPPLEMENT TO SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS IN THE CLASSROOM. SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY HAS MADE SIGNIFICANT ST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  4. METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ESTABLISHING A RESEARCH REGISTRY OF DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ADULTS.

    SBC: Diverse Technologies Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF PHASE I IS TO SHOW THE FEASIBILITY AND VALUE OF A LARGE NATIONAL DATABASE WITH NAMES AND PERTINENT DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TO DERIVE A REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING ADULTS. THIS DATABASE WILL SERVE AS A RESOURCE FOR INVESTIGATORS REQUIRING ACCESS TO DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED RESPONDENTS, INFORMANTS, COLLABORATORS, AND RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS. ATTEMPTS TO STUDY THIS PO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  5. USING MULTIMEDIA TO ENHANCE EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER PLANNING BY ADOLESCENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: Macro International, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    UNEMPLOYMENT AND LIMITED PARTICPATION IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ARE COMMON AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. SPECIALIZED TRANSITION SERVICES ARE LIMITED IN AVAILABILITY, AND REGULAR SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN HELPING DISABLED STUDENTS PLAN FOR EMPLOYMENT AND POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION. YET THESE COUNSELORS OFTEN LACK THE SKILLS AND RESOURCES NEEDED TO ADEQUATELY GUIDE STUDEN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  6. TOWARD AN INCLUSIVE SYSTEM OF EDUCATION FOR ALL CHILDREN: A MULTIMEDIA TRAINING PROGRAM

    SBC: Macro International, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AN INCLUSIVE SYSTEM OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IS A GOAL SUPPORTED BY SPECIAL AND GENERAL EDUCATORS. ACHIEVING INCREASED INCLUSION WILL AID SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS ACADEMICALLY, SOCIALLY, AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY. TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES THAT PROVIDE MODELS OF SUCCESSFUL DISTRICT AND CLASSROOM PROGRAMS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF PROCESSES OF DEVELOPING AN INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM ARE C ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  7. LOW-COST PORTABLE SOUND SOURCE DETECTOR/ANALYZER (SSDA) FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM ON THE QUALITY, AVAILABILITY AND PRICING OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES

    SBC: Rehabtech Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  9. A MOTORIZED VERTICAL FILING SYSTEM (MVFS) FOR STUDENTS AND WORKERS WITH UPPER EXTREMITY DIABILITIES

    SBC: Vme Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE KEY DIFFICULTIES FOR STUDENTS WITH LIMITED UPPER EXTREMITY COORDINATION IS THE RETRIEVAL OF APPROPRIATE MATERIALS WITH WHICH TO STUDY. CONVENTIONAL FILING SYSTEMS ARE NOT APPROPRIATE FOR USE WITH A MOUTHSTICK AND ATTEMPTS AT FILE SYSTEMS BASED ON THE "LAZY SUSAN" CONCEPT PRESENT A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS INCLUDING DIFFICULTY REPLACING FILES AND LIMITED FILE CAPACITY. VME TECHNOLOGIES HAS DES ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  10. EXTRACTION OF COPPER AND ZINC FROM MIXED-METAL CYANIDE SOLUTION USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION

    SBC: Chromatochem Inc.            Topic: N/A

    REMOVAL OF TOXIC METALS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS HAS BECOME A PROBLEM OF INCREASING NATIONAL IMPORTANCE, AS A RESULT OF INCREASING CONCERN FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT, AND INCREASINGLY STRINGENT WASTE DISPOSAL REGULATIONS. CHROMATOCHEM, INC., HAS DEVELOPED AN ECONOMICAL AND EFFECTIVE NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF LOW LEVELS OF TOXIC METAL IONS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS, USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION (SPE) ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
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