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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. THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) SOFTWARE TO SUPPORT A FAMILY-CENTERED CASE MANAGEMENT PROCESS ACROSS MULTIPLE PROVIDERS

    SBC: Center for Resource Management            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT FOCUSES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MIS SOFTWARE, TRAINING MATERIALS, AND OTHER PRINT MATERIALS TO SUPPORT A FAMILY-CENTERED CASE MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR COORDINATING AND TRACKING SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES ACROSS MULTIPLE PROVIDERS AS MANDATED UNDER PART H, PL99-457. A MAJOR THRUST OF THE PHASE I EFFORT WILL BE TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADAPTING THE CEN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Education
  4. DEVELOPING "JUMP START": FAMILY LITERACY KITS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS K-3

    SBC: Early Childhood Assoc Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PHASE I SBIR (92-024) PROPOSAL WILL DEVELOP "JUMP START", A SERIES OF LITERACY-ORIENTED PARENT/CHILD INTERACTION KITS TARGETING SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (K-3), FAMILIES AND TEACHERS. "JUMP START" KITS ARE ORGANIZED IN THREE CATEGORIES: (1) GETTING DOWN TO BASICS (COOKING, SEWING, PLANTING, LETTERS, TELEPHONING), (2) HOT TOPICS (MEASURING, WIND, DINOSAURS, MAGNETS), AND (3) ART WORKS (RUBBER STAMP ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Education
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. KAYAK MODIFICATIONS FOR THE DISABLED

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE SEVERE LOWER BODY DISABILITIES. THESE PEOPLE ARE CUT OFF FROM MANYOF THE ACTIVITIES OF SOCIETY. IN NO AREA IS THIS MORE TRUETHAN IN THE AREA OF PHUSICAL RECREATION. THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED ARE LIMITED, AND WITH FEW EXCEPTION IS KAYAKING. AS AN UPPER BODY SPORT, IT OFFERS THOSE WITH LOWER BODY INJURIES NOT ONLY A CHANCE TO P ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION SOFTWARE FOR TEACHING/REHABILITATING DECISION MAKING SKILLS FOR TRAUMATI-CALLY BRAIN-INJURED ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS.

    SBC: RMC Research Corporation            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PRODUCT WILL BE A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED PROGRAM WHICH WILL ASSIST THE COGNITIVE REHABILITATION OF TRAUMATI CALLLY HEAD-INJURED ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS. THE CORE OF THEPROGRAM WILL BE A REAL-LIFE, REAL-TIME DECISION SUPPORT AND PROBLEM-SOLVING SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR COMMERCIAL AND POPULAR DISTRIBUTION TO BOTH CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS DEDI-CATED TO WORKING WITH THE HEAD-INJURED. INIT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
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