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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$75,000.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
H133S080042
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ablelink Technologies, Inc.
618 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
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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