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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Promoting Student Self-Determination: A Student-Directed

    SBC: A.U. Software, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    Self-determination is a desirable and critical outcome for students with disabilities. Self- determination is particularly important in transition planning, since it is literally the launching process for the rest of the student's life. One barrier for students with cognitive disabilities in achieving self-determination for transition planning has been difficulty dealing with print-based material ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Education
  2. High Performance Extraction of Heavy Metals with Tethered Metal-Binding Ligands

    SBC: CHELATECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Reduced NOx/Hydrocarbon Emissions via Oxygen Enriched Lean Burn Engines

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Lean burn spark engines are a promising technique to further reduce both NOx and hydrocarbon/carbon monoxide (HC/CO) engine emissions. Higher lean burn levels improve HC/CO oxidation while simultaneously reducing NOx formation. The NOx reduction is due to cooler flame temperatures. While the lean burn limit (beyond which combustion is poor) restricts further emission reductions, the use of oxyg ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Development and Demonstration of a Bench Scale Prototype for the Effective Removal of Selenium in Wastewater Utilizing Enhanced Iron Co-precipitation

    SBC: Hydro-Solutions & Purification            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. A COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR TESTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: A.U. Software, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    THE POOR PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ON TESTS DESIGNED FOR THE NON-HANDICAPPED HAS LONG BEEN A CONCERN OF SPECIAL EDUCATORS. SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS MAY BE PENALIZED BY THE FORMAT AND PRESENTATION OF TEST ITEMS AND BY CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE TESTS ARE ADMINISTERED. RESEARCH INDICATES THAT LOW PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ON MINIMUM COMPETENCY TESTS IS A PARTICULARL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. REMOVAL OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS FROM GASEOUS EFFLUENT STREAMS BY NOVEL PERFLUOROMEMBRANES

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A PARENTING TUTORIAL/VIDEOTAPE SERIES TO SUPPLEMENT AN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

    SBC: Very Special Arts            Topic: N/A

    TO MEET THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE EARLY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES. VSA EDUCATIONAL SERVICES HAS DEVELOPED A PROGRAM THAT EMPLOYS THE ARTS TO MITIGATE THE DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS WITH DISABILITIES. OUR RESEARCH INDICATES THAT THE SUCCESS OF THIS PROGRAM HINGES ON TRAINING PARENTS TO NURTURE AND TEACH THEIR CHILDREN. VSA EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IS INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING A SERIES OF PARENTAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS ABOUT RESPITE CARE FOR FAMILIES WHOHAVE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR CHRONIC ILLINESSES

    SBC: Csr, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RESPITE CARE IS AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE FOR FAMILIES WHO ARE CARING FOR A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. IN SPITE OF THE NEEDMANY RESPITE PROGRAMS ARE UNDER UTILIZED. REASONS FOR THIS INCLUDE: 1) A DISCREPANCY BETWEEN THE WAY SERVICES ARE ORG- ANIZED AND FAMILY NEED; AND 2) A LACK OF AWARENESS BY FAMI- LIES OF THE AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES AND HOW BEST TO USE THEM. ALSO, MANY FAMILIES MAY NOT BE COMFORTABL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Education
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