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Mrs. Baggerly from Terre Haute IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Desensitizing Students

Help me give my students balance balls to help them desensitize while doing their school work.

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 11-16 year old students with a variety of intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities in a moderate-severe functional classroom. My students have a wide range of disabilities and would greatly benefit from the use of flexible seating within the classroom.

Due to the range of disabilities, flexible seating would help my students attend/focus, those with physical impairments could access their work better, help with sensory processing and simply burn off excess energy.

Overall, this would help build a more relaxing classroom full of students ready to learn!

My Project

Stability ball chairs will help students who have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder), students who are on the Autism spectrum, and students who display other impulsive behaviors to help they stay on task and focused on their work. They will be able to fidget and move with out disrupting others around them. Students can also use the stability ball chairs for leisure or recreation time in the classroom.

The ability to move will give the students the ability to desensitize in a more structured and appropriate manner while in the classroom environment.

Many students struggle with these coping skills in an educational setting.

Mrs. Baggerly
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Black • Amazon Business $59.49 3 $178.47

Materials cost

$178.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.26

Total project goal

$248.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.41

2 Donors

-$100.00

Donations toward project cost

-$85.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$148.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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