A STUDY IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A COMPUTER BASED MODEL FOR ADMINISTERING ASSESSMENT AND THERAPY TO MENTALLY RETARDED/DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED INFANTS AND CHILDREN.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,920.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
3124
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Handicapped Childrens Technolo
Box 7, Foster, RI, 02825
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
EDMOND S. ZUROMSKI
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
(401) 861-3444
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A STUDY IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A COMPUTER BASED MODEL FOR ADMINISTERING ASSESSMENT AND THERAPY TO MENTALLY RETARDED/DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED INFANTS AND CHILDREN. THE PRINCIPAL AIM OF PHASE I IS TO SURVEY CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES AS THEY RELATE TO THERAPY AND PROVIDE A BASIS FOR A PHASE II RESEARCH PLAN. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE BASED SIMULATION OF A MODEL WILL BE EXAMINED IN PHASE I. HEALTH RELATEDNESS OF THE PROJECT IS IN THE AREA OF DEVELOPING AN INTERACTIVE MODEL FOR THERAPY WHEREBY USUALLY INACTIVE OR NONPARTICIPATING PATIENTS BECOME ACTIVE PARTNERS IN THERAPY. THE COMMERCIAL FEASIBILITY OF RESULTING PRODUCTS IS BASED ON THE NEED FOR THEM AND THE LACK OF ANY DEVELOPED FOR THE TARGET POPULATION.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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