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SPED-TechGrant 2019

In-Kind Grants of Computer Software to USA Educational
Institutions Working with Students Who Have Special Needs

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The Social Express

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In-kind grants of computer software valued at up to $20,000 to USA educational institutions working with students who have special needs. The grant includes a one-year subscription to a cloud-based platform designed for teaching and strengthening social skills of students in the Special Education stream. The program helps students develop meaningful relationships and successfully navigate our social world.

The Social Express aligns with the Universal Design of Learning (UDL)  by offering several different types of learning methods including online and offline activities. Maybe used on a PC/MAC, Chromebook or iPad app. Each Webisode teach foundational skills for social and emotional learning such as:

  • Attentive Listening
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conversations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Group Participation
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Relationship & Self Management

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187083

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Estimated Size of Grant:

The SPED-Tech Grant 2019 includes site license(s) for unlimited usage and support for The Social Express Program for a full school year, up to $20,000 per award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This grant is open to any learning institution working with special needs students who would benefit from a tool that helps students explore the paradigms of social interactions with their peers.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by October 11, 2019.

Winners will be notified before October 25, and celebrated at the CASE conference on October 25, 2019. To allow winners to start using The Social Express, access to the program will be given as soon as the notifications are sent.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online on the URL for Full Text (scroll down).

Jenean Fear

The Social Express
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road
Suite E70, Box 228
Encinitas, CA 92024

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