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  1. 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
  2. LASERLAND MATH: COMPACT DISC-BASED LEARNING MODULES FOR K-3MATH

    SBC: Information Technology Design            Topic: N/A

    LASERLAND MATH IS A SERIES OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING MODULES FOR STUDENTS IN THE PRIMARY GRADES. THE SERIES WILL PROMOTETHE DEVELOPMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SKILLS, PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITIES AND NUMBER SENSE. PHASE I WILL RESULT IN (1) THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES,(2) THE CREATION OF A "PLATFORM-NEUTRAL" WORKING PROTOTYPE OF A REPRESENTATIVE LEARNING MODULE, (3) A TEST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Education
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK-RETRIEVAL INDEXING FOR LARGE-STORAGE INFORMATION FOR USE BY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

    SBC: Ada Software Engineering Tools            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS BROKEN INTO FOUR PROJECTS. THE FIRST PROJ-ECT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A QUICK RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR LASER DISCS THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO RAPIDLY ACCESS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA VIA INTERNAL COMPUTER CONTROLLED HASHING TA-BLES EITHER STORED ON THE LASER DISC OR MAINTAINED VIA MAIN-TENANCE SOFTWARE ON OTHER SOTRAGE MEDIA. THE SECON PROJECT CONSISTS OF A LIBRARY OF SUBROUTINES TO ACCESS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 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. 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
  8. SIMPLIFYING THE CREATION OF EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION WITH THE HELP OF A COMPUTER-BASED VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM

    SBC: Information Technology Design            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  9. A DYNAMIC FULL PAGE BRAILLE DISPLAY DEVICE.

    SBC: Novcom Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO FULL PAGE BRAILLE DISPLAY DEVICES ON THE MARKET. DESPITE THE DESIRABILITY AND OBVIOUS BENEFITS OF SUCH A PRODUCT, TRADITIONAL ENGINEERING APPROACHES HAVE RESULTED IN MANUFACTURING DESIGNS WHICH ARE PROHIBIITIVELY EXPENSIVE TO PRODUCE. AFTER CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF DOZENS OF ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES, NOVCOM'S PROPOSED PHASE I APPROACH OFFERS THE POTENTIAL TO ACHIEVE FULL PAGE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  10. 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
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