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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. Testing Feasibility of an Inexpensive, Versatile Self-Feeding Tool for People with High Level Paralysis.

    SBC: Arlyn Toolworks            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The goal of this Phase I research is to design, fabricate, and test a high-effeciency, low-power, two-phase pumped loop. This high-efficiency, low-power, two-phase pumped loop will use a unique two-phase working fluid pair that offers the capability of higher efficiency and lower pumping power becuase of its heat of solution characteristic. This heat of solution characteristic, comb ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 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. Music Touch: Adaptive Technology for Teaching Music Braille and Musical Concepts

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    Not Available This research project will result in the development of a cost analysis tool used for critical design trades early in the development process of new systems. The tool will enable the engineer, analyst, scientiest, or system planner to conduct life-cycle cost evaluations duringthe development process. The cost evaluations will contribute to effective design trades ensuring integral a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  6. Disabled Teen E-Zine

    SBC: Disability Central            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The proposed Phase I program targets the development of an integrated measurement system for characterizing advanced propuslion systems. Key to this system will be the use of computational modeling inconjunction with the development of advanced instrumentation. The modeling program will consist of two portions. First, a combustor kinetics code willbe implemented to predict combustor ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  7. Virtual Tutor: Using Active Worlds to Impact History Learning Outcomes

    SBC: Distance Education Consultants            Topic: N/A

    Not Available Dynamics Technology, Inc. (DTI) will develop an improved parametric statistical model of SAR and/or LADAR range image clutter to support development and performance characterization of ATR algorithms. The model will account for both the large-scale occurrence statistics and the local spatial structure of clutter objects. Model development will emphasize correct geometric scaling pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 1999 Department of Education
  8. 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
  9. 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
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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
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