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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 June, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARMY HAND-HELD TUTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CIVILIAN ADULT POPULATION IN ADULT LITERACY AND BASIC SKILLSAPPLICATIONS.

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED WORK PROVIDES AN INTEGRATION OF THE ELECTRONIC DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED THROUGH THE U.S. ARMY RESEARCHINSTITUTE FOR THE ARMY'S BASIC SKILLS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, AND THE NEEDS OF THE CIVILIAN POPULATION IN ADULT LITERACY/ BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION. TESTED CONCEPTS USED IN THE HAND- HELD TUTOR THAT HAVE PROVEN EFFECTIVE IN THE TEACHING OF SPECIALIZED VOCABULARY TO SOLDIERS IN THE ARMY ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  3. TECHNOLOGY-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR LEP LEARNERS IN VOCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS

    SBC: Aguirre International            Topic: N/A

    TO MEET THE NEEDS OF VOCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT-RELATED TRAINING PROGRAMS, THE FIELD REQUIRES ASSESSMENT MEASURES THAT GO BEYOND CONVENTIONAL PAPER AND PENCIL, AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS. INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS VIDEOS, COMPUTERS, AND INTERACTIVE VIDEODISCS CAN SERVE THAT NEED BY PRESENTING INFORMATION IN VISUAL AND AUDITORY FORM, ALLOWING TEST-TAKERS TO SOLVE PROBLEMS AND MAKE DECISIONS, AN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATIONAL PRODUCTS TO ENHANCE THE SUPPLY AND USAGE OF RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Berkeley Planning Associates            Topic: N/A

    BPA HAS IDENTIFIED THREE POTENTIAL AUDIENCES FOR RESPITE GUIDE MATERIALS:1)THE FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY 2)RESPITE PROVIDERS, AND 3) REFERRAL SOURCES. IN THIS PROJ- ECT, WE PROPOSE TO INVESTIGATE THE INFORMATION AND SUPPORT NEEDS OF THESE THREE GROUPS. WE'LL CLASSIFY THE MODELS OF RESPITE SERVICE CURRENTLY IN EXISTENCE, FOCUSING PARTICULAR LY ON EFFECTIVE AND INNOVATIVE PRACTICES. THROU ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  5. JUMP INTO MY SHOES

    SBC: Conexus Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE SPECIAL EDUCATION SYSTEM NEEDS A RESOURCE THAT ENHANCES ITS SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION GUIDANCE SERVICES WITHOUT REQUIRING ADDITIONAL WORK FROM ALREADY BURDENED TEACHERS. INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE TRANSITION SERVICES THROUGH INNOVATIVE PROGRAMMING. THIS PROJECT INVOLVES THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM CALLED JUMP INTO MY SHOES T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  6. 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
  7. DEVELOPING "JUMP START": FAMILY LITERACY KITS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS K-3

    SBC: Early Childhood Assoc Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  8. 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
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARE TO TEACH SIGN LANGUAGE TO FAMILIES OF DEAF CHILDREN

    SBC: Litterst And Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF HEARING IMPAIRED CHILDREN IS DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO THEIR FACILITY WITH LANGUAGE. PRIMARY LANGUAGE SKILLS THAT ARE EASILY AND NATURALLY ACQUIRED BY ALL OTHER CHILDREN ARE DELAYED IN DEAF CHILDREN WHOSE PARENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS ARE NOT SKILLED COMMUNICATORS IN SIGN LANGUAGE. CURRENT SIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE MARGINALLY EFFECTIVE AND ARE LIMITED BY THE EX ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
  10. TEXT-TO-VOICE SYNTHESIS FOR INTERMOADL-HANDICAP COMMUNICATION

    SBC: Netrologic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    NETROLOGIC WILL DELIVER A TDD/ASCII MODE TO VOICE INTERFACE FOR A PERSONAL COMPUTER WHOSE PURPOSE IS TO ALLOW THE DEAF AND BLIND TO COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER. AT THE END OF PHASE I NETROLOGIC WILL DELIVER AND INSTALL ON AN ED COMPUTER A SYSTEM WHICH WILL ALLOW A DEAF USER TO SEND A MESSAGE TO A BLIND USER AND HAVE THE SYSTEM VOCALIZE THE ASCII TEXT. DURING PHASE I NETROLOGIC WILL ALSO DEVELOP A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Education
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