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
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3124
Amount: $49,920.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Box 7, Foster, RI, 02825
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 EDMOND S. ZUROMSKI
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (401) 861-3444
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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.

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