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Ms. Ames from Roxbury MA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom for Students with Autism Seeking iPad Minis

My students need an ipad for the classroom to help us learn, help our behavior, and help work on our social skills! Thank you!

  • $563 goal

This project expired on September 16, 2013.

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My Students

Help students with Autism learn to better communicate! Urban Special Education classroom is in need for an iPad to help us communicate, help with our social skills, and help us learn!

We are a classroom of eight wonderful students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Our students are consistently working on communication, social skills, behavior, and their academics. We are from a large urban district, and our families come from a low socioeconomic status, so we are unable to afford an iPad on our own.

My Project

An iPad would make such an impact on our students' lives. There are so many "apps" that would help our students grow. Our major challenge is communication, and an iPad would be able to serve as an argumentative device. There are also apps to help teach the children social skills, to help break down schedules, and to help record data. An iPad would benefit the education of my students with Autism, as well help give them meaningful communication improving their quality of life.

An iPad would mean so much to our classroom.

We desperately are working on communication, and iPad may be the key. It would allow us to continue working on social skills, and serve the positive reinforcement and the motivation to learn. An iPad would mean so much to our classroom.

Ms. Ames
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® iPad® mini Wi-Fi - tablet - iOS 6 - 32 GB - 7.9 • Best Buy for Business $429.99 1 $429.99

Materials cost

$429.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$478.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.43

Total project goal

$562.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$562.87

1 Donor

-$562.87

Donations toward project cost

-$478.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.43

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$0.00

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