ACCOMMODATION AND PLACEMENT

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3577
Amount: $30,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
20121 Ventura Blvd., Suite 325, Woodland Hills, CA, 91364
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Marjorie G. Golter
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
REHAB SOFTWARE PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING AUTOMATIC ACCESS TO ASSISTIVE DEVICES (REHABILI TATION ENGINEERING DEVICES) THROUGH A MULTIMEDIA CAREER GUIDANCE PRODUCT FOR SPECIAL-NEEDS STUDENTS. THE PRODUCT CONSISTS OF A COMPUTER SOFTWARE PROGRAM WORKBOOK. THE CAR EER GUIDANCE SYSTEM WILL OPERATE ON A LOW COST MULTI-USER MICROCOMPUTER ALLOWING CONCURRENT USE BY SEVERAL STUDENTS. ACCESS TO INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUNCTION, SOURCE AND COST OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES THAT ARE LINKED TO SPECIFIC OCCUPATIONS, ESPECIALLY OCCUPATION IN THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES, SHOULD ENHANCE JOOMMODATION AND PLACEMENT OF SPECIAL -NEEDS STUDENTS MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO THE WORLD OF WORK. AN OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION WORKBOOK WILL COMPLIMENT THE SOFTWARE PROGRAM BY PROVIDING THE SPECIAL- NEEDS STUDENT WITH TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION SUCHAS JOB OUTLOOK, WAGES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAEPARATION. THE PROPOSED WORK INCLUDES GATHERING INFORMATION ABOUT OCCUPATIONS BELIEVED TO OFFER THE GREATESTRANGE OF CHOICE BY SPECIAL-NEEDS STUDENTS, DESIGNING THE COMPUTER PROGRAM THAT WILL DELIVER E CAREER GUIDANCE METHODOLO OGY AND ESTABLISHING A CROSSWALK FROM THE OCCUTIONS TO ASSISTIVE DEVICES. TECHNICAL AND COST ANALYSIS WILL BE CONDUCTED BASED ON PRELIMINARY PRODUCT DESIGN DOCUMENTS TO BE DEV.

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