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Company Information:

Company Name:
Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, Inc.
Address:
11323 Amherst Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone:
(301) 942-4326
URL:
EIN:
521504695
DUNS:
194180741
Number of Employees:
N/A
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $849,952.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,399,948.00 4

Award List:

CD-Rom to teach cued speech

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,995.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Intergrating TTY's into PDA's

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,996.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Development of CD-Rom Software for Use as a Cued Speech Teaching Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Angela Bednarczyk
Abstract:
N/a

Development of CD-Rom Software for Use as a Cued Speech Teaching Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Angela Bednarczyk
Abstract:
N/a

Delivery of Cost-effective, Real-time, Remote Transcription Services

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,999.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Jensema
Abstract:
Many disabled students, especially those who have hearing problems, could benefit from real-time transcription of classroom auditory communication to replace or supplement interpreting. Various professional services exist that could be used to provide such transcription, but all have high cost as a… More

Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,999.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Development of a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment, and commonly available software

Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,998.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The project focuses on establishing a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment and commonly available software. Phase I demonstrated the feasibility of this concept. In Phase II,… More

Delivery of Cost-Effective, Real Time, Remote Transcription Services

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,999.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Development of a low-cost, school-operated, remote real-time transcription service for students with disabilities using speech recognition technology, off-the-shelf equipment, and commonly available software

AcceleGlove Use as Sign Language Interpretation Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,990.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This project develops a fully bioelectric portable gesturing device that translates American Sign Language into English text and audio through two different versions wired and wireless.

SBIR Phase I: AcceleGlove: A Cost Effective Device For Translating American Sign Language Into Text and Speech

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project will demonstrate the feasibility of developing a bio-electronic portable device that translates American Sign Language (ASL), a gestural language that has no written representation, to spoken and written English. The development… More

SBIR Phase I: ASL Literacy Support System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,986.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will examine the feasibility of producing a hardware/software system that will enable a user to: 1) scan paper-based text; 2) read screen-based text; and 3) type and have that text appear in software that supports it with American Sign… More

MyASL Quizmaker

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,989.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Purpose: American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual and gestural language that is distinct from English, has its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and no text representation. Despite the differences between the languages, students who use ASL are typically assessed with protocols for English-speaking… More

Computer and online software that provides ASL translation and publishing capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,998.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Corinne Vinopol – (301) 942-4326
Abstract:
This project addresses the need for improved literacy of deaf and other special needs children and youth by producing DVD and online software, myASL Publisher. This software enables a teacher or parent to publish American Sign Language (ASL) instructional material with instantaneously translated… More

MyASL Quizmaker

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$899,951.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Purpose: American Sign Language (ASL) is a visual and gestural language that is distinct from English, has its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and no text representation. Despite the differences between the languages, students who use ASL are typically assessed with protocols for English-speaking… More