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Ms. Dowling from Elizabeth NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Path to a Better Learning Environment

Help me give my students a Sensory Pathway to regulate their sensory needs.

  • $1,827 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an ABA classroom for students in grades 3-5 who have autism. My students are all learning different skills that are tailored to their needs and developmental levels. Every day we focus on what they can do and try to enhance those skills. I love each and every one of my students. After getting to know the students, you learn what they enjoy, what makes them laugh as well as what is a struggle for them. Each student is very unique in regards to their skills sets, leisure activities, and needs. My students struggle in the areas of social-emotional regulation and sensory processing. The sensory activities and items we have available for our students are​ very limited.

My Project

My students, many of which have special needs and developmental delays struggle to remain calm and can quickly become overstimulated. By providing students with The Sensory Path we are providing much needed tools for educators to help students take a brain and sensory break and reset their minds. The sensory path gives students a path to walk, skip, and leapfrog which are aimed at giving the students proprioceptive input to help the children stay calm and regulate their bodies. By providing sensory walks, we are creating an outlet for all children but especially for students with sensory processing issues and autism.

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Ms. Dowling
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Sensory Path • Sensory Path $1,500.00 1 $1,500.00

Materials cost

$1,500.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,552.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$273.97

Total project goal

$1,826.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,826.47

1 Donor

-$1,552.50

Donations toward project cost

-$1,552.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$273.97

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$0.00

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