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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 September, 2020.

  1. Development and Evaluation of a Universally Designed Multimedia Approach to Enable Autonomous Composition by Students and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    The project addresses the needs of students and adults with intellectual disabilities forwritten self-expression by designing, developing, and testing a universally designed, multimediacompositioning software application. This application creates a specific format for independent expressionof thoughts, ideas, experiences, knowledge, personal history, and other typical literary output. Thesystem pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  2. Development and Evaluation of a Location-Based Multimedia System for Providing Access to Information in Community Settings

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops a location-based method for improving access to information in thecommunity (i.e.: public places such as parks, zoos, bus station and stops, information kiosks, touristattractions, and other places of public accommodation) that is not solely in text format. This projectaddresses the need for alternative formats by designing, developing, and testing a Pocket PC-basedsoftware s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  3. Money Coach: A Money Management System to Facilitate Independent Living for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project addresses the critical need for money management skills training necessary forindependent community living through the development of a software system (Money Coach). MoneyCoach utilizes both hand-held technology and desktop software to assist individuals with intellectualdisabilities with money management and related skills. Project goals include: (1) developing project requirements ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  4. Evaluation of a Universally Designed Multimedia Approach to Promote Independent Instant Messaging Technology for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project develops and evaluates a multimedia instant messaging (IM) system, VisualMessenger, that is designed to be usable independently by individuals with intellectual and othercognitive disabilities. The prototype software system developed in this project is used in a betweensubjectspilot study comparing it with mainstream IM applications to measure its effectiveness in termsof independent ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  5. Pocket Email: Development and Evaluation of an Accessible PDA-Based Email Program to Facilitate Remote Communication for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    This project evaluates the technical merit and feasibility of Pocket Email, a PDA-basedaccessible email program which is universally designed to meet the unique needs of individuals withintellectual disabilities for communicating via email with family members and other caregivers while incommunity settings. Recent PDA and wireless technology developments, such as Blackberry orPocket Outlook, have ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  6. Anautics CourseBook Project

    SBC: ANAUTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The Anautics CourseBook Project will address three national critical issues in mathematics education the need to support standards based instruction, the need to raise student achievement scores through effective teaching, the need for instruction management through electronic curriculum guidance, assessment and collaboration.

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  7. Organisms 3D models to enhance high school biology

    SBC: ARCHIE MD INC.            Topic: N/A

    This project combines 3D computer graphics and gaming technology to provide a nonlinear, immersive biology simulation ca lled OrganiSims. OrganiSims will be designed to convey highlevel biology concepts in a manner that engages high school students, and unify biology concepts while illustrating how these concepts interact. OrganiSims will enable students to observe and experiment with the key biol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  8. Knowledge Athletes Platform Capitalizing on Online Communication to Increase Participation and Learning for All Students

    SBC: Knowledge Athletes, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This project develops web-based educational software (Knowledge Athletes Platform - orKAP) for use in inclusive education settings. The software supports the participation of students whoare deaf, hard of hearing, or have disabilities affecting auditory processing and experience difficulty inoral communication. KAP provides teachers with new opportunities to engage their classes online inintellect ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  9. Literacy Engagement and Achievement Passport

    SBC: Knowledge Athletes, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    We propose to develop a web based educational software platform (Literacy Engagement and Achievement Passport or LEAP) that can be used by students to support higher levels of literacy engagement and achievement among adolescents,in traditional middle school and high school classes as well as other educational settings.

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  10. Diabetes Monitoring for Cognitively Impaired Adults

    SBC: MedGraph, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This project helps adults with cognitive impairments (CI), family members, other caregivers, and medical personnel in monitoring and controlling diabetes in a home setting. The project has fourobjectives: (1) to study how CI affects the over-all self-care, family care, and professional care ofpersons with diabetes; (2) to identify unique needs of adults ages 21-65 with diabetes who have mild tomod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
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