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  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Flores
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Developing Writing Skills In A Special Needs Class!

My students need a printer and spare ink.

My Students

It is imperative that my students develop writing skills as a means of academic and social communication. Many of my students have difficulty with writing due to fine motor skills and it is a daily challenge for them to write using traditional writing tools.

My elementary school students are in a special day class and have moderate to severe disabilities.

Many of my students are non-verbal, but are excellent with computers. The students are eager to express themselves, interact with their peers, and share what they are learning with their family members in printed form. With a printer in our classroom they would also have access to visual aids, which are an integral part of building their working vocabulary.

My Project

By providing students with the opportunity to type, print their work, and communicate through print we are preparing them for the ultimate goal of integrating them into projects with typical students. The students attend a low income school and come from socioeconomically disadvantaged homes. Our students learn using various modalities. Of all the assistive technology I implemented with my students, this is by far the most effective way of helping them achieve the communication skills typical of students their age. My students need a printer.

Due to the limited funds available, I have not been able to acquire this resource for my students.

I would love for my students to experience writing, researching, and learning. A printer in our classroom would have a positive impact on our students daily writing tasks. Please help us develop writing skills with students who eagerly want to develop a voice!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother - Network-Ready Wireless Black-and-White Laser Printer • Best Buy for Business $299.99 1 $299.99
Brother - High-Yield Toner Cartridge for Select Brother Laser Printers - Black • Best Buy for Business $68.99 1 $68.99

Materials cost

$368.98

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$33.76

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.46

Total project goal

$529.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.73

5 Donors

-$214.87

Donations toward project cost

-$182.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.23

Matching donations from our partners

-$314.86

Match offers toward project cost

-$267.63

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 6 other donors.

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