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Ms. Nelson from Birmingham AL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Adapted Materials for a Special Education Classroom

My students need adapted materials, such as laminating pouches, scissors, and fidget bands, to succeed in their day to day academics.

  • $416 goal

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My Students

My students are smart, funny and friendly. Each day they amaze me and help me to grow as an educator.

I've never met students that are more hardworking and eager to learn than this bunch.

Along with our core academics, they are excited to explore different job skills and career options, which includes setting goals for what they want to do after graduation. We have accomplished so much this year and have so much more to accomplish every single day!

My Project

My students need a variety of adapted materials. Laminating pouches and velcro help to create adapted materials such as matching spelling words or reusable life skills materials. My students need adapted scissors to independently cut out items for cut and paste matching work. My students need a slant board to increase independence and productivity when writing and completing tasks at their desk. My students need flexible seating options such as chairs to use as a spot to go to calm down when upset or frustrated. My students need chair fidgets to use when sitting at their desk and increase productivity and attention.

Having adapted materials will help my students to succeed in daily academics.

These type of materials will increase independence and productivity within each one of my students.

Ms. Nelson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 12 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $24.24 3 $72.72
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery By FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
Adapt-Ease Ergonomic Writing Slant Board, Black • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
American Educational Products P-110 Table Top Scissors, Plastic Base, 45 mm, Round Blade • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Intex Beanless Bag Inflatable Chair, 42" X 41" X 27", Beige • Amazon Business $12.91 2 $25.82
Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (12-Pack) - Improves Focus in the Classroom for School Kids and Students – Works for ADD ADHD Autism Sensory Needs - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band – Silent and Non-Disruptive • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
School Smart 84838 Loop Scissors - 8 inches - Yellow • Amazon Business $9.68 2 $19.36

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