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Ms. Bezio from Wilmington NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Corner

Help me give my students a sensory area that will help them decrease their anxiety and stress.

  • $565 goal

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My Students

Most of my students have Autism and require sensory accommodations or frequent breaks throughout the day to manage their anxiety/stress. I have students on all levels of the Autism Spectrum and they receive social skills, life skills, and other communication services in my classroom. They are special and unique for their talents and academic strengths. Some of my students play the violin, take acting classes, and are academically gifted. However, some have very unique behavioral needs that require sensory breaks. I love working with this population of students as I have learned so much from them. I have learned to stay calm, relax, and enjoy life. I have also learned to appreciate all the blessings that I have been given as it is a gift to teach these students each day.

My Project

As an Intensive Social Communication Support Teacher, it is my job to provide a calming and stress relieving atmosphere within the school setting for my students with Autism to access throughout the school day.

My students will learn about Autism awareness, self-advocacy, organization, stress/anxiety management, sensory breaks and strategies, social skills, life skills and much more.

My students will have the opportunity to access our calm corner within our classroom to utilize sensory strategies and breaks throughout the school day to decrease their anxiety/stress level. I chose calming/soothing products to help give my students the ability to decrease their anxiety/stress and advocate for themselves when they are in need of a sensory tool or break.

My students are talented, unique, and often academically gifted. I am proud to teach such an amazing group of students. I appreciate any donations that your organization is able to provide to this deserving bunch of students. Thank you!

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learniture Active Learning Chair/ Stool, 20" H, Blue, LNT-3046-20BL • Amazon Business $78.68 2 $157.36
Big Joe 0010657 Fuf Foam Filled Bean Bag Chair, Large, Cobalt Lenox • Amazon Business $106.65 1 $106.65
HearTek Kids Earmuffs Hearing Protection with Travel Bag- Junior Ear Defenders for Children, Padded Baby Ear Protection, Infants, Small Adults, Women - Adjustable Protectors Noise Reduction Ear Muffs • Amazon Business $13.98 3 $41.94
LIGHTACCENTS Floor Lamp by Light Accents - Medusa 5 Light Tall Lamp - Multi Head Standing Lamp with 5 Adjustable Multicolor Acrylic Reading Lamps - Lamps for Living Room • Amazon Business $39.45 1 $39.45
CalCore Fitness Brand Professional Physio Ball Chair for Office and Home • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
JVIGUE Sensory Toys Set- 15 Pack Stress Relief Hand Fidget Toys for Kids and Adults, Sensory Therapy Toys for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
3 Pack Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer: Best Sensory Toy for Relaxation, Liquid Motion Timer Toy Floating Color Mini Lava Lamp Timer- Great Fidget Toys for Kids, Relaxing Liquid Bubbler Timer for Adults • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Big Mo's Toys Liquid Motion Spiral Timer Toy for Sensory Play - Relaxing Bubble Motion Autism ADHD Fidget Toy, Calming Toy, Sensory Visual Relaxation Desk Toy, Assorted Colors, One Piece • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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