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Ms. Helman from Charlotte NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Colorful Autism Visual Supports

Help me give my students high quality visuals to support their academic and communication goals by purchasing this color, laser printer!

  • $482 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a classroom for students with Autism and other disabilities who have a variety of communication, social, behavioral, and motor needs. These students work hard each day rotating between 3 classroom teachers for core academic instruction! Each student is different and presents unique needs and challenges, thus we need to be extremely prepared with a variety of activities that are accessible for ALL students. These students benefit from hands on activities that they can manipulate as well as visuals that show students expected behaviors and foster communication. Our goal is to make our students as successful as possible in the classroom and allow them the opportunity to be successful, independent members of the community.

My Project

As teachers of students with Autism, we are constantly making visuals to support our students’ understanding and encourage communication. We often find ourselves waiting for an office secretary to print something in color for us or sadly using our own teacher salaries and time at home to print in color so our students can have access to these materials. This printer will allow our team easier access to make high quality color images and have them be readily available when we need them! Visuals are so important. They allow our students to understand what is expected of them thus improving behavior and academic progress and they give our students a voice within the classroom.

Ms. Helman
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother HL-L8260CDW - printer - color - laser • Best Buy Education $347.31 1 $347.31

Materials cost

$347.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$27.09

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.28

Total project goal

$481.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.89

9 Donors

-$481.89

Donations toward project cost

-$409.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.28

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$0.00

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