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Mrs. Kinnison from Chillicothe OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Dual Button Speech Generating Device For Early Communicators

Help me give my students a voice by donating to the purchase of this dual button speech generating device.

  • $362 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My preschool students have diverse backgrounds and exhibit a variety of special needs as well as delayed speech and language skills.

These young students inspire me as they remain persistent, energetic, creative, and full of joy and love!

They overcome obstacles everyday in their communication skills, and I am often left in awe that I get to witness so much of their progress. Would you consider fostering their communication skills further by donating to our cause? We are ALL wonders!

My Project

Many of my preschool students begin the school year with minimal communication skills. Some are completely non-verbal and don't have an adaptive form of communication yet. Our team has been able to effectively utilize single switch buttons in the past with early communicators.

A dual-button device, however, would open avenues for deeper expression of their wants and needs.

By pairing the buttons with visual aids, students will be able to make choices with the dual button system.

For example, they can request a drink or food during mealtime. They can choose between two games in therapy or two stations during classroom centers. They could even use it to answer yes and no questions. As they continue to use the device, they will gain confidence in their abilities as they grow their communication skills.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ITALK2 WITH LEVELS COMMUNICATOR • School Specialty $248.49 1 $248.49

Materials cost

$248.49

Vendor shipping charges

$24.85

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.19

Total project goal

$361.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.26

3 Donors

-$168.54

Donations toward project cost

-$153.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$180.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.10

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$0.00

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