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Mrs. Trueblood from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Connected

Help me give my students printer ink so they can create their own pictures to communicate with friends and teachers.

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter." James Earl Jones

I have the pleasure of working with amazing students who are learning to communicate and understand the world around them.

I provide speech and language services to students in the general education setting as well as the special education setting. Unfortunately, the special education budget has been cut in half. My students have speech and language impairments. Some also have severe disabilities, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, learning disabilities, other health impairments, emotional disturbances, Down syndrome, and autism. Fifty-one percent of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch due to the high poverty level of my school. Their exposure to language at home may be limited. My speech and language students come to school eager to learn and communicate with everyone!

My Project

Some of my students are struggling to communicate, make choices or friends, respond appropriately in various scenarios, read, and write. Unfortunately, these children do not communicate with oral or written words. They rely on color pictures and line drawings to communicate their basic wants and needs, such as needing a drink or to go to the bathroom.

Thus, my goal is to use the ink to make clear and concise pictures so these children can communicate their basic wants and needs, read, and write.

I know that a high-quality alternative communication form can help these students perform better academically and socially.

Mrs. Trueblood
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 60XL Black High-Yield & 60 Tri-Color Ink Cartridges, 2-Pack (N9H59FN) • Staples Advantage $77.99 3 $233.97
Epson 200XL/200 Black/Color Ink Cartridges, Standard Yield 4/Pack (T200XL-BCS) • Staples Advantage $57.69 2 $115.38

Materials cost

$349.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.87

Total project goal

$452.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.46

1 Donor

-$256.39

Donations toward project cost

-$256.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$150.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$128.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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