EXPERT SYSTEM TO HELP IDENTIFY INCIPIENT STUTTERING

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$474,506.00
Award Year:
1991
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
11175
Agency Tracking Number:
11175
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1622 W Montenegro Dr, Tucson, AZ, 85704
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THE KNOWLEDGE OF A PANEL OF EXPERTS FOR DIAGNOSING INCIPIENTSTUTTERING AND INITIATING ITS MANAGEMENT WILL BE GATHERED AND ORGANIZED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXPERT SYSTEM. TWO VERSIONS OF THE SYSTEM WILL BE CONSTRUCTED. ONE WILL BE FORUSE AS AN INTERACTIVE TEXTBOOK BY STUDENTS IN TRAINING AS SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND THE OTHER WILL BE FOR USE AS AN INTERACTIVE TEXTBOOK BY PROFESSIONAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS SEEKING THE ADVICE OF EXPERTS IN MAKING CLINICAL MANAGEMENT DECISIONS FOR CHILDREN WHO MAY BE BEGINNING TO STUTTER. THE PROJECT WILL MAKE AVAILABLE CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE ONSET OF STUTTERING IN FORMATS THAT WILL IMPROVE THE TRAINING OF STUDENTS IN MORE THAN 200 COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SPEECH-LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAMS ANDTHE CLINICAL PRACTICES OF OVER 50,000 SPEECH-LANGUAGE CLINICIANS EMPLOYED IN THIS COUNTRY.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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