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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 September, 2020.

  1. Development of a Robust Sensory Feedback System for Persons with Lower-Limb Sensory Deficits

    SBC: FARUS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops a system to provide augmentative sensory feedback in the lower limbs of amputees and diabetic/vascular patients by enhancing sensory function resulting in improved mobility and improved quality of life. The sensory feedback system detects force loads at the base of the foot or prosthesis and translates this force, via pneumatic control system, to pressure points on the upper ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  2. Growth Mindset Learning Platform for Educators and Students: Supporting Academic Motivation and Achievement through an Integrated Online Platform

    SBC: Mindset Works, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Although research shows that a "growth mindset" – the belief that intelligence can be developed through effort and learning how to learn – increases student motivation and academic achievement, few classroom or school-wide interventions are available in this area. This project team will develop the Growth Mindset Learning Platform (GMLP) to support students and educators ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  3. Perceptual and Adaptive Learning Technologies: Developing Products to Improve Algebra Learning

    SBC: Insight Learning Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

      Two problems limit student learning in Algebra in most instructional settings. The first problem involves a lack of methods to advance students’ ability to grasp patterns, process them fluently, and detect them in variable contexts and the second involves a lack of instructional formats that adapt to the individual learner. Recently developed perceptual learning and adaptive learning ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  4. Iprompt to Improve Teaching of Students with ASD

    SBC: Handhold Adaptive, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project will develop the iPrompt software, for use with iphones and ipdads. Teachers will employ the tool with flexible and unobtrusive strategies to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The main features of the iprompt are the Video Modeling Library and the Community Media Library, a teacher’s professional development manual, and video Modules to support teacher use of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  5. Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions

    SBC: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SOFTWARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    The Volunteer, Employment, and Internship Web Solutions project will produce a web-based services that provide students with employment, volunteer, and internship opportunities to prevent students from dropping out of school. The website will connect students to local businesses and civic organizations. The intervention will include teacher professional development and support. Phase I work will d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  6. Using Speech Therapy Telepractice to Improve Treatment of Students with Communication Disorders

    SBC: Presence Telecare            Topic: N/A

    This project creates a service allowing speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to provide effective therapy services remotely via “telepractice,” using a web platform combining video conferencing technology with integrated therapy curriculum and practice management tools. Phase 1 evaluates whether schools may be able to improve their SLP services with telepractice by increasing therapy in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  7. Presence Telecare

    SBC: Presence Telecare            Topic: N/A

    This project will develop the Presence Telecare intervention, a suite of tools to facilitate “remote telepractice” of speech language services that the company provides. The suite will include video conferencing technology integrated with therapy and management tools to allow the provider to use more than verbal communication. It will provide efficient mechanism for collecting data and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  8. Social-Simentor: Interactive Simulation e-Learning Tool to Develop Interpersonal Skills for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities to Improve Hiring and Retention

    SBC: Access Tech            Topic: N/A

    An interactive application that employs social interactions to teach key social conventions, including appropriate responses, reacting to body language and facial expressions, and the ability to ask for help to facilitate functioning in society

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Education
  9. CLEARINGHOUSE FOR ADAPTIVE REDREATION EQUIPMENT

    SBC: Access To Recreation, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MANY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS ARE CURRENTLY BENEFITTING FROM THEFIELD OF THERAPY CALLED THERAPEUTIC RECREATION. EVERY MAJORREHABILITATION CENTER HAS A SEPARATE AND GROWING RECREATION THERAPY DEPARTMENT AS THIS FIELD OF THERAPY GAINS RECOGNI- HAVE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. THE DIFFICULTY IN FINDING SUCH EQUIPMENT IS PERSONALLY UNDERSTOOD BY THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, WHO WAS PARALYZED ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  10. Development of Lightweight, Portable, Easily Assembled Scooter

    SBC: Access/Abilities            Topic: N/A

    Nearly one million 3-wheeled scooters are shipped to market annually in the United States. These devices provide excellent mobility for some people with disabilities and seniors within the users' neighborhoods. However, independent mobility for scooter users who wish to explore beyond their local environs can be severely limited by the absence of convenient and affordable transportation which ca ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
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