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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Tools and Materials for Hands-On Climate and Weather Science Education

    SBC: Anasphere, Inc            Topic: N/A

    The majority of students and educators would probably agree that students are better able to grasp scientific concepts from the use of hands-on activities and other inquiry-based educational practices than from typical lecture problem solving methods. Anasphere, Inc is working to make inquiry based tools and materials for weather and climate education more readily available for students and educat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  4. Language Translation Device for Deaf Signers with Significant English Language Difficulties: Sign Language to/from English

    SBC: Ready Set Sign LLC            Topic: N/A

    A translation software program for hand-held computers or PDAs for deaf signers to create simple, unambigous English sentences

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Education
  5. Design of an online professional development resource for mainstream teachers of English language learners.

    SBC: Development Associates            Topic: N/A

    There is a significant need for new professional development options designed for mainstream teachers of English Language Learners (ELLs). This Phase I project will address the growing national need by defining an online Professional Development Resource (PDR) designed specifically for these teachers. The PDR will provide core concepts and strategies related to ELL instruction; it will be self-c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  6. My Scrivner TM: Innovative Technology to Enhance Fine Motor Function

    SBC: Obslap Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The project creates a rehabilitation intervention prototype, My Scrivener TM, for fine motor skill development and instruction in printing. My Scrivner TM consists of two personal computers, two force-feedback peripheral haptics devices, a cable or internet connection linking the two workstations and associated software. The project develops new classroom-ready instructional software incorporati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  7. Student outcomes analysis reporting (SOAR) server

    SBC: Tracen Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Program proposal outlines methodology and research directed towards the development of a web-based education data warehousing and reporting server. The Student Outcomes Analysis Reporting (SOAR) server will provide template reports and freedom browsing of student academic and behavioral outcomes, and will address the challenge effectively managing an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  8. Learner-Controlled Beginning Sign Language Instruction for Children

    SBC: Ready Set Sign LLC            Topic: N/A

    Design of a learner controlled learning environment where hearing children can acquire Sign Language skills to communicate with their classmates who are deaf or hard-of-hearing for whom Sign Language is their primary means of communication

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Education
  9. An Adaptive Haptic Interface for Disabled Individuals

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Barron Associates, Inc. (BAI) proposes to develop an affordable assistive technology in the form of a motorized joystick with position sensors and associated software that will permit the remediably disabled to operate computers, household appliances, machinery, powered wheelchairs, and other vehicles, with a minimum of fatigue. The system will adapt quickly and robustly to a wide variety of diffe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education
  10. Design of a distance-supported professional development resource for mainstream teachers of english language learners

    SBC: Development Associates            Topic: N/A

    An estimated 43 percent of all teachers in grades K-12 in public schools instruct at least one LEP or English language learner (ELL) student (Zehler et al., 2003). Most are mainstream teachers who instruct small numbers of ELLs and who have had very limited training in effective instruction of ELLs. The Phase I project goal is to develop the design parameters for an innovative technology-based tra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Education

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