Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

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FY 2004 Phase I Awards

Institute of Education Sciences

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Daniel K. Davies
Rocket Reader: A simplified PDA-based portable reading system for enabling access to audio books and electronic documents for individuals with intellectual disabilities

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Steven Stock
LCAI: Exploring the potential of an independently usable, internet-based multimedia software system for self-paced assessment, instruction and practice in listening comprehension skills for non readers

Active Artz
Principal Investigator: Ms. Brenda Griffith
Content-oriented reading software for struggling readers

Anautics, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sandra Johnson
Curriculum solutions for instruction in middle mathematics (CSI-M2)

Apprion, LLC
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Goldberg
Integrated training and assessment system for basic academic skills

Center for Resource Management, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mary Ann Lachat
Development of a web-based system to build school capacity for adolescent literacy and content-area reading

Corridor Training Systems, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Douglas Muller
A computer assisted process for developing curriculum plans tightly aligned to state assessment standards

Development Associates, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Annette Zehler
Design of a distance-supported professional development resource for mainstream teachers of English language learners

Ergopedia, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Hsu
Lab science through distance learning: Certification for in-service teachers

Evaluation and Applied Research Associates
Principal Investigator: Dr. Magdalena Rood
Feasibility test of on-line coaching for the collaborative reform model

Hatchuel Tabernik and Associates
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Arnold
KidSystems - An on-line information system for school-linked service programs- supporting student achievement, safety, and development

HOPE, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sue Watkins
Project PREPARE: Preparing preschoolers and kindergartners who are deaf to learn to read by teaching them early critical service words typically visually and linguistically inaccessible to them through a computer-based instruction product

Infomosaic Corporation
Principal Investigator: Mr. Manoj Srivastava
Automate school district's human resource and finance operations using electronic forms and digital signatures

Insuractive, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Hershel Kleinberg
Web Media: Teacher information on promoting pro-social behavior of students with autism

Knowledge Analysis Technologies, LLC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Laham
Standard seeker: A system for aligning content, curricula, and assessment to learning objective benchmarks for standards-based education

Meeting the Challenge, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Robert Gattis
TechAccess: An online information resource for K-12 educators on accessible technology in educational settings

Mentor Machines, LLC
Principal Investigator: Mr. Mike Dorety
Web-based reading assessment and instruction prototype development and evaluation

Minott-Weihnacht Productions, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Douglas Weihnacht
Venture Map: Developing the optimum design for use of web-based simulations to engage students with ADHD and improve their educational outcomes

MolySym, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Woody Sherman
Interactive molecular modeling for science education

Nia Solutions Corporation
Principal Investigator: Mr. Philip Olynciw
Web-based GDP: A business model for expanded service to school districts

Oxton House Publishers, LLC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Phyllis Fischer
Phonics essentials for teachers: A professional development package

Practica Research, LLC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Susan Smith
The educator's digital assistant: An information management solution for teachers and administrators

Quantum Simulations, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benny Johnson
Artificial intelligence assessment software for mathematics education

Quantum Simulations, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benny Johnson
SCORM-Conformant artificial intelligence tutoring software for science education

Rockman et al, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Beverly Farr
Study of an online school improvement implementation and monitoring tool for schools

ScienceMedia, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Donald Mackay
Semantic tools for e-learning

Seward Incorporated
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gregory Sales
Teaching reading comprehension strategies

Sirius Thinking, Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel Shanahan
Using television to expand the vocabulary of beginning readers

Tactus Technologies
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kevin Chugh
V-Frog: Applying virtual surgery principles to dissection simulation

TeachTown, LLC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lars Liden
TeachTown: Educational software-based curriculum for young children with autism and other special needs

The Athena Group, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mr. Kevin Neelands
Next generation mathematics learning environment

UserWorks, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Horst
Software tools for federal student aid advisors

Principal Investigator: Mr. Daniel Savage
Online 3D physics simulation platform with movie/game quality graphics to engage students in national science education standard concepts

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Logical Software Solutions
Principal Investigator: Deepa Gopal
Development of a Nemeth Math to Latex Back-Translator

Three Rivers Holdings, LLC
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Development of a Lightweight, Adjustable, Modular Pediatric Wheelchair

Marshall Elevator Co.
Principal Investigator: Linda van Roosmalen
Access to Passenger Rail System: A Universal Approach

Sopris West Educational Services
Principal Investigator: Kay A. Farrell
Web Enabled Simulated Braille

Learnimation LLC
Principal Investigator: Sarah Manning
Visual Spatial Math Problem Solving Metacognitive Strategy Intervention on a Handheld Wireless Device for Math Disabilities

Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Carl Jensema
Delivery of Cost-effective, Real-time, Remote Transcription Services

Spirit Lake Consulting, Inc.
Principal Investigator: AnnMaria DeRousey
Computer-based training for persons with disabilities and their families in accessing electronic information

Animated Speech Corp.
Principal Investigator: Scott Prevost
Speech Production Training Agent for Children with Language Challenges

Acanthus, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Jan Jones
Interactive CD ROM Technology for Home-Based Autism Intervention

Accessible Designs, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Todd Hargroder
Lightweight, durable, adjustable composite backrest

Vcom3D, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Daniel R. Roush
Multimedia Literacy Software for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and Visual Learners

AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Steven E. Stock
Development and Evaluation of an Accessible Voice Recognition System (AVRS) for Individuals with Intellectual

Barron Associates, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Aaron B. Olowin
An Adaptive Haptic Interface for Disabled Individuals

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