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Mr. Gonzalez
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

Basic Supplies for an Autism Classroom in Need!

My students need basic supplies like velcro, markers, handwriting grips, binders, handwriting grips, and sensory objects!

My Students

Autism is an extremely challenging disability that affects every aspect of my students' lives. My classroom is made up of six smart and endearing young people with autism. We are located in a low-income school where I need to buy most of my own supplies.

An autism classroom is not run in the traditional way.

My students require a much more individualized and specialized way of learning. They learn through hands-on materials and visuals. They need access to sensory therapy materials. When provided with this type of learning environment, my students can learn and excel! But first, we need some basic supplies to keep our classroom running smoothly! Due to severe budget cuts from out district, our class was not able to secure the supplies needed to have another great year!

My Project

My classroom needs some basic supplies - velcro, pencil grips, markers, dry erasers, folders, binders, glue sticks and sensory resources. My school is very under-funded and I often need to buy these materials with my own money. We need these resources to keep our classroom up and running. We will use these materials across all areas of our classroom - from art projects to creating work station tasks and schedules. My students need pencils, pencil grips, and erasers to complete work sheets. We need binders to store their work sheets and visual schedules which they use daily.

It can be frustrating when I do not even have the most basic supplies for my classroom.

Donors Choose has been an amazing resource to my classroom - it has kept us up and running! The generosity of donors like you have given my student the necessary resources for them to learn and develop! Please continue to support my class and autism education!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Markers Classpack, Non-Washable, 256 per Box, Assorted (CYO588201) • Amazon $69.40 1 $69.40
MotivAider • Amazon $49.95 1 $49.95
Sports Baseball • Amazon $39.88 1 $39.88
Velcro 90140 Sticky-Back Hook & Loop Dot Rolls In Dispenser Box, Beige, 3/4, 200 Sets/Roll • Amazon $15.39 2 $30.78
Comfort Research Classic Vinyl Bean Bag, Purple • Amazon $30.27 1 $30.27
Abilitations TouchMe Yuk-E-Ball Covers - Set of 6 • Amazon $29.14 1 $29.14
Filexec 3 Ring Binder, 1 Inch Capacity, Opaque, Letter size, Pack of 4, Blue, Hot Pink, Purple, Green (50162-6497) • Amazon $13.76 2 $27.52
Avery Translucent Two-Pocket Folder, Blue (47811) • Amazon $4.45 6 $26.70
Board Dudes Double-Sided Magnetic Dry Erase Markers, Assorted Colors 4-Pack (14002UA-24) • Amazon $10.16 2 $20.32
Avery Purple Application Permanent Glue Sticks, 0.26 oz, 18 per Pack (98079) • Amazon $8.18 2 $16.36
Learning Resources Fun Fish Counters, Set of 60 • Amazon $15.97 1 $15.97
Wilson Jones Insertable Binder Tab Dividers, 8 Tab Multicolor (W54311A) • Amazon $2.09 6 $12.54
Abilitations Yuck-E Ball • Amazon $12.16 1 $12.16
Tangle Therapy by Tangle • Amazon $11.60 1 $11.60
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry Erase Markers, 12 Black Markers (80001) • Amazon $11.36 1 $11.36
Abilitations Egg Ohs! Handwriting Grips - Set of 3 • Amazon $10.22 1 $10.22
Three Bears Family Pattern Cards; 16 Cards Per Pack; no. LER0753 • Amazon $9.37 1 $9.37
3M Whiteboard Eraser for Whiteboards, 2-Pack • Amazon $7.04 1 $7.04
Expo Non-Toxic Green Whiteboard Cleaner 22 oz Spray Bottle (1752229) (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon $6.98 1 $6.98

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This project will reach 12 students.

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