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Ms. Wilson from Fremont CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Deaf Students: Access to Learning at Home

Help me give my students access to a variety of social emotional learning texts as well as a package of home learning materials for my most vulnerable students.

  • $1,288 goal

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My Students

My students are a diverse, beautiful group of children. My school is unique as I work solely with deaf children and our school serves all of Northern California. Some of my students are close enough to drive and drop off supplies, some are far enough to be a few hour drive. Like many other students, this pandemic creates great inequities and has left me feeling a bit helpless.

95% of deaf children are born to hearing homes; in the current pandemic, many of them are home without access to language.

This pandemic has caused many of my students to lose their safest haven - SCHOOL. My hope is to provide some basic materials and some manipulatives to those who need it the most.

My Project

These materials will enable me to share more age appropriate, social emotional learning materials as well as some excellent tools to support their parents at home. Hearing parents of Deaf children have quite the task right now and there is extra stress at times due to language barriers. Some of these tools can improve the family's ASL skills as well as continue enriching their child's learning experience.

With the use of these materials, I can continue to make learning accessible for my students, their families and their homes.

Some my students are experiencing severe trauma or regression due to lack of access to language at home. My hope is that these tools make the learning curve easier, more attainable and even fun!

Ms. Wilson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Signing Made Easy (A Complete Program for Learning Sign Language. Includes Sentence Drills and Exercises for Increased Comprehension and Signing Skill) • Amazon Business $12.99 8 $103.92
Melissa & Doug On The Go Water Wow! Activity Pad 6-Pack • Amazon Business $24.70 4 $98.80
ArtSkills Activity Bucket, Arts and Crafts Supplies, Assorted Colors and Shapes, 170 Count • Amazon Business $9.74 8 $77.92
Time to Sign: Sign Language for Kids • Amazon Business $8.25 8 $66.00
The Toddler's Handbook: (English / American Sign Language - ASL) Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Sizes, Abc's, Manners, and Opposites, with over 100 Words ... Should Know (American Sign Language Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 8 $55.60
YoYa Toys DNA Emoji Stress Balls Squeezing Stress Relief and Fidget Toy - 3 Different Popular Smiley Face - Risk-Free Sensory Toys for Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits and More - Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Sensory Fidget Toys Set, 25 Pcs., Stress Relief and Anti-Anxiety Tools Bundle for Kids and Adults, Marble and Mesh, Pack of Squeeze Balls, Soybean Squeeze, Flippy Chain, Liquid Motion Timer & More • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Markers, Broad Line, 12 Pack, 10 Colors • Amazon Business $33.27 1 $33.27
The ACT Workbook for Teens with OCD • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
10 Watercolor Brush Pens Soft Flexible Tip - Watercolor Paint Markers for Adult Coloring Books, Painting, Drawing, Coloring, Non Toxic Watercolor Paint, Set of 10 Watercolor Pens by C&Berg Model 2020 • Amazon Business $23.47 1 $23.47
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary: A Self-Help Diary with CBT Activities to Challenge Your OCD • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
TOPS/Oxford 1-Subject Notebooks, 8" x 10-1/2", College Rule, 70 Sheets, 6 Pack, Color Assortment May Vary (65007) • Amazon Business $8.91 2 $17.82
Free to Be...You and Me • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Super Pack of 18 Fuzzy Coloring Posters (Unicorns & Fairy Tales Edition) - Arts & Crafts for Girls and Boys - Great for After School, Travel, Planes, Group Activities, and Coloring with Friends • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Dino Does Yoga • Amazon Business $16.60 1 $16.60
Invisible Scribble • Amazon Business $15.08 1 $15.08
Crayola Crayons, School & Art Supplies, Bulk 6 Pack of 24Count, Assorted • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
The Don't Worry Book • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Parenting Toolbox: 125 Activities Therapists Use to Reduce Meltdowns, Increase Positive Behaviors & Manage Emotions • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Boy with Big, Big Feelings • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Standing Up to OCD Workbook For Kids: 40 Activities to Help Children Stop Unwanted Thoughts, Control Compulsive Behaviors, and Overcome Anxiety • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The ABC's of LGBT+: (Gender Identity Book for Teens) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Ruby Finds a Worry (Big Bright Feelings) • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
A House for Everyone: A Story to Help Children Learn about Gender Identity and Gender Expression • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Ravi's Roar (Big Bright Feelings) • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
How To Get Unstuck From The Negative Muck: A Kid's Guide To Getting Rid Of Negative Thinking • Amazon Business $12.37 1 $12.37
Perfectly Norman (Big Bright Feelings) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
Bedtime Meditations for Kids: Quick, Calming Exercises to Help Kids Get to Sleep • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
A Little SPOT of Patience: A Story About How To Enjoy Waiting • Amazon Business $10.66 1 $10.66
A Little SPOT of Responsibility: A Story About Making Good Choices • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
A Little SPOT of Honesty: A Story About Trust And Integrity • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
A Little SPOT of Optimism: A Story About Managing Thoughts And Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $10.16 1 $10.16
A Little SPOT of Teamwork: A Story About Collaboration And Leadership • Amazon Business $10.13 1 $10.13
A Little SPOT of Creativity: A Story Of Ideas! • Amazon Business $10.03 1 $10.03
A Little SPOT of Courage: A Story About Being Brave • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
The Secret Mountain (Little Legends) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Crayola Washable Watercolors, Paint Set For Kids, 8Count • Amazon Business $1.99 1 $1.99

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