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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. Fluidmath: A Teaching Intervention for Algebra

    SBC: FLUIDITY SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Research demonstrates that technology-focused interventions to teach math and science require substantive professional development prior to classroom implementation. This project is creating an online professional development (OPD) platform for training teachers to integrate FluidMath into basic algebra practice. FluidMath is a software program that recognizes handwritten math formulae and sketche ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 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
  7. A Voice-Enabled Discussion Forum for the Disabled Student

    SBC: WebNet            Topic: N/A

    Development of web access technology, through a customized speech recognition application and related systems that promote access for people with disabilities to information and learning in the educational environment

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Education
  8. Proximity Sensing Textile as a Wearable Aid for Orientation and Mobility for Indiviudals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: Science, Math, and Engineering, Inc            Topic: N/A

    Design of a Proximity Sensing Textile as a passive receiver that senses the transmission of orientation and mobility guidance information externally supplied by an existing signage system

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Education
  9. Clothing Worn by Individuals with Visual Impairments as a Hands-Free Common Platform for GPS WayFinding Systems and Obstacle Avoidance Systems.

    SBC: Science, Math, and Engineering, Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project will focus on research and development to provide individuals with visual impairments a clothing-based platform that supports the function of existing Global Positioning Systems (GPS) way finding systems. The clothing platform will lead to the integration of GPS way finding systems with a clothing-based electronic obstacle avoidance system. The goal of the project is to provide the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Education
  10. Cooling System for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

    SBC: ASPEN AEROGELS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Aspen Systems proposes to develop a small mobile personal cooling system that can be worn conveniently by individuals with heat-related disabilities. The need for such an assistive technology is significant among this group in the United States, having the potential to impact more than one million individuals. A variety of person cooling products are commercially available. They, however, offer ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Education
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