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Ms. Perez from Sunrise FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Communication with Books and Fun!

Help me give my students therapy materials including books and games that will foster their communication skills.

  • $473 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My caseload consists of 41 amazing students ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade. These students are all on the Autism Spectrum and are in an ASD special program within our school. Each student has unique language needs.

Communication is the key to their academic, social and developmental growth.

Their communication skills vary. My caseload includes students that are non-verbal and are working with AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) devices, students working on social skills and students working on other language/articulation skills.

My Project

The books and games I'm requesting for my kids will help them be engaged during therapy sessions. Games and books are a great way to engage students while still targeting their goals. Therapy sessions range from 15-30 min of language enrichment. It is important to make each session meaningful and productive.

With these materials, the students will be engaged and have the ability to grow in their academic, social and communication skills.

Books will assist their literacy skills, as well as target comprehension goals. Books are a great way to target sequencing skills, retelling and comprehension. Games will not only make therapy fun and engaging, but will also foster social communication.

Ms. Perez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
There Was An Old Lady Pack Set of 8 Books • Amazon Business $49.85 1 $49.85
Super Duper Publications Understanding Sentences Fun Deck with Secret Decoder Educational Learning Resource for Children • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
EE359 - Moods & Emotions Wooden Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE621 - Social-Emotional Photo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
My Feelings Game. Fun educational family game to help kids express their emotions and learn self regulation. Endorsed by Dr Temple Grandin and other world renown clinicians and educators. • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game and Board Book Combo • Amazon Business $27.39 1 $27.39
Pop the Pig Game — New and Improved — Belly-Busting Fun as You Feed Him Burgers and Watch His Belly Grow • Amazon Business $26.50 1 $26.50
Educational Insights Shelby's Snack Shack Counting, Multicolor • Amazon Business $21.23 1 $21.23
LA579 - Peel & Stick Moody Monsters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Jumping Jack — Pull Out a Carrot and Watch Jack Jump Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ThinkFun Zingo Bingo Award Winning Game for Pre-Readers and Early Readers Age 4 and Up - One of the Most Popular Board Games for Preschoolers and Their Families • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Lauri Photo Language Cards - Mind Your Manners • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Lauri Photo Language Cards - Actions • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lauri Photo Language Cards - Opposites • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog! • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67

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