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  1. DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS ABOUT RESPITE CARE FOR FAMILIES WHOHAVE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES OR CHRONIC ILLINESSES

    SBC: Csr, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1988 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. EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SUPERVISORS FROM HIGH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES AS MENTORS IN THE TRANSITION OF HANDICAPPED YOUTH FROM SCHOOL TO WORK

    SBC: Harold Russell Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    HAROLD RUSSELL ASSOCIATES (HRA) HAS RECENTLY CONDUCTED A NATIONAL FIELD STUDY CONCERNING COORDINATION OF SPED, VR AND VOC. ED. SERVICES AND PRACTICES WHICH FACILITATE THE TRANSITION OF HANDICAPPED YOUTH FROM SCHOOL TO WORK. WHILE MANY COORDINATION PRACTICES WERE IDENTIFIED, HRA STAFF WAS NOT ABLE TO DOCUMENT ANY SYSTEMATIC INVOLVEMENT OF INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES IN THE VOCATIONAL PREPARATION OF HA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 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. THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY IS TO EXAMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LIMITED TEACHER-AUTHORING USING INTERACTIVE LASER VIDEODISCS OPERATING WITH A MICROCOMPUTER TO TEACH EFL AT THE ENTRY LEVEL.

    SBC: Washington Consulting Group            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY IS TO EXAMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LIMITED TEACHER-AUTHORING USING INTERACTIVE LASER VIDEODISCS OPERATING WITH A MICROCOMPUTER TO TEACH EFL AT THE ENTRY LEVEL. THE APPLICATION WILL BE IN A PRE-EMPLOYMENT VOCATIONAL CONTEXT, SIMILAR TO JOB CLUB ENVIRONMENTS. TEACHER-AUTHORING IN PHASE I WILL BE LIMITED TO POST-TREATMENT, STUDENT ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS. PHASE I EQUIPMENT WILL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Education
  7. ELECTROSTATIC FRACTIONATION OF NATURAL AND PROCESSED LUNAR SOLIDS IN SPACE

    SBC: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH ON SEPARATION AND CONCENTRATION OF LUNAR DERIVED MATERIALS IS PROPOSED BASED ON ADVANCED ENERGY DYNAMICS' STATE OF THE ART EXPERIENCE IN DRY ELECTROSTATIC SEPARATION.THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF SEPARATING THESE MATERIALS INTO A VARIETY OF CHEMICALLY DISTINCT FRACTIONS USING A NOVEL COUNTERCURRENT ELECTROSTATIC PROCESS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. THE ELECTROSTATIC SEPARATOR TO BE USED IS IDEALL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. ATMOSPHERIC AEROSOLS BY FT-IR"

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE ATMOSPHERE CONTAINS MANY NATURALLY OCCURRING AND MANMADE FINE PARTICLES AND AEROSOLS. THESE PARTICLES AFFECTWEATHER, AIR QUALITY AND COMMUNICATIONS. KNOWLEDGE OF THEIRCONCENTRATION, COMPOSITION, DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORT IS IMPORTANT TO THE PREDICTION OF WEATHER, DETECTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION, HEALTH MONITORING OF VEGETATION AND ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY. WHILE A METHODS PRESENTLY EXIST FOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. THIS STUDY WILL DETERMINE CLOUD PROPERTIES FROM LANDSAT 4 THEMATIC MAPPER (TM) DATA BY COMBINING A SPATIAL COHERENCE APPROACH WITH A VARIETY OF CLOUD PARAMETER RETRIEVAL METHODS.

    SBC: ATMOSPHERIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS STUDY WILL DETERMINE CLOUD PROPERTIES FROM LANDSAT 4 THEMATIC MAPPER (TM) DATA BY COMBINING A SPATIAL COHERENCE APPROACH WITH A VARIETY OF CLOUD PARAMETER RETRIEVAL METHODS. THE TM HAS SEVEN SPECTRAL BANDS WHICH, IN PRINCIPLE, ALLOW CLOUD AMOUNT, HEIGHT, PHASE, AND THICKNESS TO BE RETRIEVED. CLOUD PARTICLE SIZE MAY ALSO BE RETRIEVABLE. THE SPATIAL COHERENCE APPROACH WILL ACCOUNT FOR PARTIAL B ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. THIS IS A PROJECT TO ESTABLISH THE FEASIBILITY OF A TECHNIQUE FOR FORMING HOLOGRAMS FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGES OF COMPUTER-GENERATED OBJECTS IN REAL-TIME POINT BY POINT.

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS IS A PROJECT TO ESTABLISH THE FEASIBILITY OF A TECHNIQUE FOR FORMING HOLOGRAMS FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGES OF COMPUTER-GENERATED OBJECTS IN REAL-TIME POINT BY POINT. THIS PROPRIETARY TECHNIQUE IS A METHOD FOR QUICKLY MOVING POINTS OF LIGHT THROUGH A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT VOLUME. THIS NEW METHOD, ALONG WITH THE YOUNG TECHNOLOGY OF REAL-TIME THERMO-PLASTIC RECORDING MATERIALS, WILL OVERCOME ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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