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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. 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
  2. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER.

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE POSSIBILITY OF UTILIZING COMMERCIALLY-AVAILABLE LETTER-QUALITY OR DOT-MATRIX PRINTERSFOR BRAILLE OUTPUT WHEN USED WITH A MICROCOMPUTER. THE BRAILLE-OUTPUT ENVISIONED WOULD BE GRADE I BRABRAILLE SINCE GRADE II WOULD NORMALLY REQUIRE TRANSCRIPTION BY AN EX AN EXPERIENCED BRAILLIST. THIS CONCEPT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN INEXPENSIVE, AUTOMATED, AND RAPID SYSTEM OF BRAILLE- ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  3. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  4. Computer-Supported Problem Based Learning for K-16 Science Education

    SBC: ENKIA CORP.            Topic: N/A

    Not Available We propose a Phase I study to examine the potential for a lightweight carbon thermal management system, for hi-altitude aircraft and space vehicles. Thermal Hyperconducting carbons have demonstrated performance as high as 2000 W/mK. They are in use in some limited heat sink application at.this time, however this effort will look at a systems approach to conduct comprehensive thermal ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  5. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  6. WITH MICROCOMPUTERS

    SBC: INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL            Topic: N/A

    RECENT ADVANCES IN MICROCOMPUTER TECHNOLOGY HAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS TO CONTINUE NORMALLY WITH THEIR EDUCATION. VOICE SYNTHESIZERS AND TEXT MAGNIFI CATION ENABLE HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS TO BEAR RO READ BOOKS,MAGAZINES, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS WHICH ARE STORED IN D N DIGITAL FROM IN THE MICROCOMPUTER. THE RECENT INTRODUCTION OF A LOW COST, MANUALLY OPERATED, OPTICAL SCANNE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
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    SBC: Media Group of CT.            Topic: N/A

    Not Available Virtually every user of launch services is seeking methods to reduce launch costs. A reusable conventional launch vehicle configuration shows the potential to achieve this goal. The LOX/LNG propellant combination shows the potential to enhance both propulsion system reusability and launch system mass-to-orbit capability. This propellant combination also has the performance margins n ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  8. Smart Automated Reading Assistant (SARA): A Knowledge-Based Authoring Tool for Literacy Instruction

    SBC: Mei Technology Company            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The objective of the proposed effort is to determine the feasibility of squeezing a large schematic or diagram image onto a small physical display using a high-resolution area-of-interest in conjunction with warping of the remaining imagery. The resulting, hybrid image can then be viewed by maintenance personnel as they perform their tasks using portable computers. The specification ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  9. Inexpensive Multiple-Use Education Communication Network

    SBC: TALKING LIGHTS LLC            Topic: N/A

    Not Available An advanced ceramic matrix composite (CMC) system will be used to develop concepts for a lightweight and economical thermal protection system for hypersonic air vehicles. The concept will be based on COI's oxide-oxide CMC that has been shown to retain its structure properties at extreme temperatures. The low cost manufacturing approach and its inherent resistance to environmental ex ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  10. CyberSlate: Computer Guided Coaching to Achieve Reading Fluency

    SBC: The Learning Incentive            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The development of advanced communication or electronic warfare systems requires high performance miniaturized microwave filters. Miniaturized high-Q evanescent (EV) is one of the most desirable filters due to its wide stopband and small size, especially for satellite down-converter applications where a few hundred EV filters are used. Currently, EV filters are made using very small ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
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