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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. A COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR TESTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: A.U. Software, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    THE POOR PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ON TESTS DESIGNED FOR THE NON-HANDICAPPED HAS LONG BEEN A CONCERN OF SPECIAL EDUCATORS. SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS MAY BE PENALIZED BY THE FORMAT AND PRESENTATION OF TEST ITEMS AND BY CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE TESTS ARE ADMINISTERED. RESEARCH INDICATES THAT LOW PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ON MINIMUM COMPETENCY TESTS IS A PARTICULARL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. INVESTIGATION OF AN AUDIO FEEDBACK SYSTEM ALLOWING VISUALLY IMPAIRED ACCESS TO GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES

    SBC: Atg            Topic: N/A

    THE PROLIFERATION OF GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES (GUIS) IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS, SUCH AS MICROSOFT WINDOWS AND MACINTOSH, IS A THREAT TO VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS' ABILITY TO USE COMPUTERS BECAUSE GUIS REPRESENT INFORMATION ICONICLY AND SPATIALLY, AS WELL AS TEXTUALLY. THE GUIS VISUAL ORIENTATION MAKES GUIS DIFFICULT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED TO ACCESS THROUGH TRADITIONAL ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. WE PR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  3. FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A PARENTING TUTORIAL/VIDEOTAPE SERIES TO SUPPLEMENT AN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

    SBC: Very Special Arts            Topic: N/A

    TO MEET THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE EARLY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES. VSA EDUCATIONAL SERVICES HAS DEVELOPED A PROGRAM THAT EMPLOYS THE ARTS TO MITIGATE THE DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS WITH DISABILITIES. OUR RESEARCH INDICATES THAT THE SUCCESS OF THIS PROGRAM HINGES ON TRAINING PARENTS TO NURTURE AND TEACH THEIR CHILDREN. VSA EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IS INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING A SERIES OF PARENTAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  4. RESPONSIVE ENCODING AND DECODING INFORMATION TRANSLATOR FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

    SBC: Arts Computer Products Inc            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO RESEARCH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOFTWARE INTERFACE FOR LD STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED ENHANCEDVIDEO AND AUDITORY CUES FOR READING AND MATHEMATICS. THE GOALS ARE TO: (1) PILOT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOFTWARE INTERFACE FOR CREATING MULTI-ACCESS TEXT ENVIRONMENTS (MATE'S) TO ENABLE LD STUDENTS TO ACCOMMODATE FOR INDIVIDUALPERCEPTUAL DEFICITS BY CREATING SPECIFIC ENCODING AND DECODING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  5. USE OF REGULATED FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE READING IN MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

    SBC: Moco, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE EDUCATION OF MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED INFANTS AND TODDLERS IS A CHALLENGING TASK. THE COMBINATION OF A PHYSICAL DISABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH COGNITIVE AND/OR SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS SEVERELY RESTRICTS THE YOUNG CHILD'S ACCESS TO THE WORLD AND CONSTRAINS THE TYPES OF INPUTS TO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM THAT ENABLE LEARNING. MANY OF THESE CHILDRENCAN BECOME PRODUCTIVE WITH THE AID OF DEVICES THAT IMP ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF VISUAL, LINGUISTICALLY CONTROLLED TEACHING MATERIALS IN THE AREA OF ENGLISH SYNTAX TO FACILITATE ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH COMMUNICATION BY DEAF AND HARD-OF- HEARING STUDENTS

    SBC: SYNETICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  7. FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING INTERACTIVE VIDEODISC FOR INSERVICE MUSIC EDUCATOR TRAINING

    SBC: Very Special Arts            Topic: N/A

    MORE THAN ALMOST ANY OTHER AREA OF THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM, MUSIC CLASSES HAVE BEEN OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTEGRATING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES INTO GENERAL EDUCATION SETTINGS. MORE THAN TWO-THIRDS OF AMERICA'S MUSICEDUCATORS HAVE SOME CONTACT WITH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES,AND EXTENSIVE RESEARCH HAS IDENTIFIED EDUCATIONAL APPROACHESAND CLASSROOM STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE MUSIC MAINSTREAMING. UNFOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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