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  1. Enhancing Augmentative and Alternative Communication Speed and Accuracy

    SBC: Speak Agent, Inc.            Topic: edIES15R0008

    Video Demonstration of the Phase I Prototype: http://youtu.be/0FtoN0AX6PE Purpose: This project team will develop and test an app, Speak Agent AAC, intended to increase communication rates and provide individualized supports to students with speech disabilities who use assistive technology to communicate. Among school-aged children with speech communication disabilities, students with Autism Spec ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Education
  2. Enhancing Augmentative and Alternative Communication Rates in pre-K Through 6

    SBC: Speak Agent, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of a tool for touch-screen mobile devices to support students in pre-kindergarten to grade 6 who have special communication needs. The product will include artificial intelligence software that will adapt the prompts and cues to the needs of individual students. In the Phase I pilot research, the team will examine whether the prototype functions as planne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  3. MyASL Quizmaker

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

    Purpose: American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual and gestural language that is distinct from English, has its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and no text representation. Despite the differences between the languages, students who use ASL are typically assessed with protocols for English-speaking students, as few exist specifically for students who use ASL. Not surprisingly, prior research shows ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Education
  4. MyASL Quizmaker

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

    Purpose: American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual and gestural language that is distinct from English, has its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and no text representation. Despite the differences between the languages, students who use ASL are typically assessed with protocols for English-speaking students, as few exist specifically for students who use ASL. Not surprisingly, prior research shows ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  5. Computer and online software that provides ASL translation and publishing capabilities

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: 84133S1

    This project addresses the need for improved literacy of deaf and other special needs children and youth by producing DVD and online software, myASL Publisher. This software enables a teacher or parent to publish American Sign Language (ASL) instructional material with instantaneously translated sign (graphics)-supported text, ASL with voice-over video clips that will “play” the contents, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  6. Using Robotics to Promote Social Cognitive Skills in the Inclusive Classroom

    SBC: Anthrotronix, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This project develops and evaluates the technical feasibility of implementing a suite of Social Activity Modules to be used with the CosmoBot™ system, an interactive robotic toolkit, for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The CosmoBot™ system is equipped with social activity modules and interactive games to engage multiple children, providing an engaging, effective mode of d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Education
  7. Multi-Modal Authoring Tool to Develop Age Appropriate Computer Learning for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Delays

    SBC: Anthrotronix, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A multi-modal computer interface device and authoring toolkit for the development of age-appropriate computer learning for children and adolescents with developmental delays

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Education
  8. AcceleGlove: Use as Sign Language Interpretation Instrumentation

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

    Develops a fully bioelectric , portable gesturing device that translates American Sign Language into English text and audio through two different versions wired (Phase I) and wireless (Phase II)

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Education
  9. A Smart-Phone Based Text and Sign Reader for Persons with Visual Disabilities

    SBC: APPLIED MEDIA ANALYSIS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The project demonstrates the technical feasibility of smart-phone technology that utilizes a text and sign reader. A portable software module is compatible with existing personal devices and provides access to textual materials for persons with visual disabilities. Previous work on Optical Character Recognition is appplied to cutting edge recongnition technology for mobile devices which assist p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  10. Playmation: A Manipulative Story Animation System to Improve Language, Theory of Mind, and Sequencing Skills in Children with Autism

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The Playmation prototype by Intelligent Automation, Inc, utilizes new technology to integrate the powerful learning modalities of touch and manupulation within the familiar instructional paradigm of picture and sentence strips. This system enables a child to create a three-dimensional character and move that character across a picture strip to communicate a story. A web camera conenected to a co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education

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