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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. 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
  2. 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 pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Education
  3. 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, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 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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