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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. EXERCISE AND RECREATION EQUIPMENT FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF TECH- NOLOGIES AND DEVICES WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN EXERCISE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR HANDICAPPED AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS. THE SPECIFIC APPROACH IS TO COMBINE THE THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF EXISTING EXERCISE EQUIPMENT WITH THE RECRECREATIONAL, ENTERTAINMENT AND MOTIVATIONAL ATTRI- BUTES OF COMPUTER VIDEO GAMES. A CONVENTIONAL EXERCI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  2. RESTORATION OF THE COMPETITIVE CAPABILITY AND PROFITABILITY OF RANDOLPH SHEPPARD VENDOR BUSINESSES BY INTRODUCING INNO-VATIVE EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NEW FOODSERVICE MARKETING PROGRAMS AND PRODUCT CONCEPTS.

    SBC: General Research And Analysis            Topic: N/A

    FOR 50 YEARS THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD VENDING PROGRAM HAS MEANTEMPLOYMENT AND INDEPENDENCE TO THE BLIND. TODAY, HOWEVER, THE PROGRAMS AND ITS VENDOR MEMBERS FACE SEVERE CHANGES IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THAT THREATEN THE LONG TERM ECO-NOMIC STABILITY OF MANY INDIVIDUAL OPERATORS AND PERHAPS THEENTIRE PROGRAM. THIS NEW BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT FEATURES IN- TENSIFIED COMPETITION FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  3. ESSENTIAL VOCABULARY BUILDER TO PREPARE LEP ADULTS FOR BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CRAFT TRAINING

    SBC: Neuwirth Associates            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  4. MULTIMEDIA TO HELP STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES BECOME CRITICAL CONSUMERS OF POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES

    SBC: Macro International, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PARTICULAR EXPERIENCES OF YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES IN TRANSITION ARE VARIED. HOWEVER, ALL SHARE THE NEED TO ASSUME INCREASED RESPONSIBILITY AND TO DETERMINE THEIR FUTURERS. TO BECOME INFORMED, CRITICAL CONSUMERS OF POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES, STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES HAVE SPECIFIC INFORMATIONAL AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS RELATED TO SELF-ASSESSMENT, DISABILITY LEGISLATION, INFORMATION-SEEK ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPUTER LINKAGE BETWEEN ABLEDATA AND A WHEELCHAIR STANDARDS DATABASE FOR COMPARATIVE PRODUCT INFORMATION

    SBC: Macro International, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THROUGHOUT THE PAST 15 YEARS, THE NUMBER AND VARIETY OF WHEELCHAIRS AVAILABLE TO CONSUMERS WITH DISABILITIES HAVE INCREASED EXPONENTIALLY. THIS INCREASE MAKES THE AVAILABILITY OF COMPARATIVE PRODUCT INFORMATION IMPERATIVE FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS AND PRESCRIBERS TO MAKE INFORMED CHOICES.MACRO INTERNATIONAL ADMINISTERS ABLEDATA, A DATABASE CONTAINING INFORMATION ABOUT MORE THAN 19,000 PRODUCTS FOR PEO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  6. Job Success- A School-to-Work Transition Initiative

    SBC: Educational Patterns, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed project addresses the design, development, and testing of a prototype job-related social skills program for At-Risk Students - providing these students with the reasoning abilities to be competitive in the world of work. The computer-based role playing scenarios will be modeled after the existing Skills for Job Success Program - a job-related social skills training curriculum (develo ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. Multi-Modal, Configurable User Interface for Persons with Disabilities

    SBC: Synthetic Environments, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Individuals with disabilities need better access to computing technology. Recent research and development that is integrating multiple input modalities for general business and consumer applications can address the special access needs of persons with disabilities as well. The proposing firm has recently developed integrated eye-tracking and voice recognition technology for hands-free operation ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  8. MACHINE VISION RECOGNITION OF EMBLEMATIC FACIAL EXPRESSIONS TO FACILITATE HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Education
  9. WorkWORLD On-Line: An Employment Decision Tool

    SBC: Decision Technology Network,            Topic: N/A

    Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have developed decision support software, called WorkWORLD, for analyzing the financial effects of current and alternative "work incentive" policies on individuals who receive various disability and welfare benefits. Decision Technology Network (DTN), Inc. proposes: (1) to further develop WorkWORLK as an individual counseling and decision-making too ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
  10. An American Sign Language/English Dictionary on CD/ROM

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Education
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