DoEd Has $1M for Disability Technology & Media Services

Agency: Education Dept., Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services (OSERS); Program: OSEP: Research and Development Center on Developing Software to Adapt and Customize Instruction in Digital Learning Environments to Improve Results for Children with Disabilities (CFDA Number: 84.327A); Eligibility: Schools, Institutions of higher education (IHEs); state educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs); public charter schools that are LEAs under state law; other public agencies; private nonprofit organizations; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; for-profit organizations; Funding: $1 million for one (no match required); Deadline: July 10.

Summary: The purposes of this program are to: (1) improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; and (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom setting to children with disabilities. The project must also provide support for captioning and video description that are appropriate for use in the classroom setting.

Info: (NOFA); Julius Cotton, 202/245-6140,; or Tara Courchaine,, telephone: (202) 245-6462.

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