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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. Graspable Math Activities

    SBC: GRASPABLE INC            Topic: 91990018R0006

    Through previous grant awards from IES, researchers developed Graspable Math, a tablet-based intervention where middle and high school students create and manipulate complex expressions for basic operations as well as equations and equations systems and inequalities. In this project, the team will develop a prototype of Graspable Math Activities, an app with novel kinds of algebra practice and ass ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. HomePortal – A Universal Home Environment for Individuals who are Blind or Have Visual Impairments.

    SBC: CREATEABILITY CONCEPTS, INC.            Topic: 84133S1

    Ironically people who are blind or have visual impairments that should benefit the most from technology, have great difficulty in interacting with modern home appliances and electronics. This is primarily due to a combination of a lack of accessible features, device complexity, or the lack of a centralized strategy. Current strategies do not incorporate reminders, the possible fixed income status ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  3. MenuChoice:Nutrition Program for Community-based Group Homes for Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

    SBC: GOOD NUTRITION IDEAS, LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project develops a nutrition program, MenuChoice©, for community-based group homes for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD). Adults with IDD experience poorer nutritional health and more nutrition-related secondary conditions than adults without disabilities. These conditions are preventable and modifiable through a safe, healthful diet, but multiple challenges precl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  4. NEADL: Novel Electronic Aid for Daily Living System for People Who Cannot Use Their Hands

    SBC: CREATEABILITY CONCEPTS, INC.            Topic: 84133S1

    This project researches and develops natural support mechanisms to improve the quality of life for people who cannot use their hands and must use voice command or switch interfaces to interact with their environment. This project demonstrates the technical merit, feasibility, and cost efficiency of combining commercially available electronic aids for daily living (EADL) technology with an innovati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  5. iUtileyes: A Talking SmartPhone and Tablet Application that Helps People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired to Fully Utilize Devices with Visual Flat-Panel Displays

    SBC: CREATEABILITY CONCEPTS, INC.            Topic: 84133S1

    The goal of this project is to combine low cost consumer electronics with an innovative approach and state-of-the-art software to deliver a device capable of removing barriers in vocational settings for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. This project demonstrates the technical merit, feasibility, and cost effectiveness of combining ground-breaking image processing technology enabling ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  6. A Navigation and Object-Location System to Assist Blind and Low-Vision Individuals in Indoor Environments

    SBC: CREATEABILITY CONCEPTS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This project demonstrates the technical merit, feasibility, and cost-effectiveness of combining ground-breaking Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology with an innovative approach and state of-the-art software to deliver a system capable of removing barriers in vocational settings. This system assists individuals with disabilities to orient themselves and safely navigate in vocational env ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Education
  7. Variable Position Mid-Wheel Drive System for Power Wheelchairs

    SBC: Criterion Health, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This project designs, constructs, and evaluates a concept model based on current mid wheel designs. The concept model uses a variable position drive wheel system that can move forward or backward from the mid-wheel position using a simple mechanical system to change the position of the drive wheels. A series of five structured tests for maneuverability and/or stability are used to compare performa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Education
  8. Assembly Advisor

    SBC: Creatibility Concepts            Topic: N/A

    This project researches and develops natural support mechanisms for people with intellectual disabilities that facilitate greater opportunities and independence in employment settings. This project demonstrates the technical merit, feasibility, and cost effectiveness of combining state-of-the-art portable wireless technology and sensor technology with an innovative approach to develop the first se ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  9. myPad

    SBC: Creatibility Concepts            Topic: N/A

    This project demonstrates the technical merit, feasibility, and cost effectiveness of combining portable console technology with an innovative approach and state-of-the-art software to deliver a universal console system capable of removing barriers in independent living settings. Phase I specifically focuses on helping aging adults safely and independently accomplish typical instrumental activitie ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  10. An Enhanced Performance Training and Support System for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    SBC: The Prevention Group, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops and evaluates the Enhanced Performance Training and Support System (EPTSS) to train and support individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in: behavioral training, modeling, self-management, and visual cues using available technology such as the iPod Touch/iPad. Phase I assesses the feasibility of an enhanced job performance system utilized in multiple work environments ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education

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