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Mrs. Merricks from Raleigh NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Adapted Materials for Students with Autism

My students need toner and adhesive dots to create adapted books and materials printed in color to increase their comprehension skills!

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach students in third through fifth grade with Autism in a self contained classroom. My students perform well below their designated grade level both academically and functionally, but despite this, they continue to achieve new things.

My phenomenal TA's and I are always challenged to think of creative ways to adapt teaching materials so that all students can access and understand the curriculum.

We use items such as adapted books, visual schedules, communication boards, and file folder tasks everyday to help our students learn and grow!

My Project

Students with Autism benefit greatly from visuals! Concrete visual representations of items help our students learn vocabulary, transition throughout the school day, communicate, and access the curriculum. It is best practice to pair verbal instruction or requests with a visual. My students are foundational learners and they need real images or colored symbols to recognize visual items. Visuals and velcro are used in everything we do, from creating adapted books, to communication boards, to file folder activities. I am requesting colored ink for our printer to continue to create books, schedules, and curriculum materials. I am also requesting velcro to make these materials interactive for many of my students who are not yet able to write. We receive a limited budget for materials at the beginning of the year, and some of the items my students need most, like colored materials and velcro can be quite costly. Thanks so much for supporting our awesome students!

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 410A Toner Cartridge Cyan, Yellow & Magenta, 3 Toner Cartridges (CF411A, CF412A, CF413A) for HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dn, M452dw, M452nw, MFP M377dw, MFP M477fdn, MFP M477fdw, MFP M477fnw • Amazon Business $288.99 1 $288.99
HP 410A (CF410A) Toner Cartridge, Black for HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dn, M452dw, M452nw, MFP M377dw, MFP M477fdn, MFP M477fdw, MFP M477fnw • Amazon Business $82.20 1 $82.20
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery By FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$385.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.59

Total project goal

$530.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.59

5 Donors

-$440.00

Donations toward project cost

-$374.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$90.59

Match offers toward project cost

-$77.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.59

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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