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Ms. Grzyb from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Can YOU Sense Our Needs?

Help me give my students the resources necessary to fill their sensory needs.

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach incredible middle school students living with Autism and/or intellectual disabilities. The are all unique and amazing and have different strengths and needs. All of them love being part of the school community and try their best at everything they do.

Everyone needs breaks throughout the day to be successful.

Whether you meditate, exercise or just take a minute to yourself, these are the things that help us do what we need to do. My students are no different, they just need extra support during those breaks. Some of them like to rock, play with fidget toys, or just look at something cool. They all need the opportunity to find what can help them through the day and be successful students.

My Project

One of my middle school boys is going through a though transition in his life. It is difficult for him to understand what is happening, but he knows things are changing in his body. One of his biggest sensory needs is rocking. Currently he is using an old rocking chair that is in the hallway of the school. He needs a chair in the classroom that he can use everyday. Rocking calms him and lets him focus on what he needs to to in the classroom.

All of my students require different sensory breaks, and are in need of options and resources.

I want them all to be successful, and they can be with appropriate materials.

Ms. Grzyb
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 11 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SOFTVIDEOROCKR HORIZ-STDRD- SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $100.77 1 $100.77
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT MEDIUM - GREEN • School Specialty $66.24 1 $66.24
KIT HAND BALL DELUXE SET OF 11 • School Specialty $42.59 1 $42.59
THERAPUTTY SET OF 6 (2 OZ. EACH) • School Specialty $18.95 2 $37.90
GLITTER BEAD BALL - SET OF 3 • School Specialty $24.63 1 $24.63
BLUE (BL) - SOFTZONE ECR4KIDS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

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