Money Coach: A Money Management System to Facilitate Independent Living for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: H133S080042
Amount: $75,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Ablelink Technologies, Inc.
618 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
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 for the Money Coach system; (2) designing and building a fully functioning software prototype; and (3) conducting field assessments to evaluate its utility for improving independence andself-determination in personal money management for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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