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Mrs. Lorenzana from Newark DE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Fund My Autism Classroom!

Help me give my students the materials they need to succeed! We are an off-site Autism classroom in need of sensory friendly furniture and materials to support their educational and social needs.

  • $399 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 4th grade for the Delaware Autism Program. We are off-site at a general Elementary School. All of my students have Autism and therefore have sensory processing difficulties. Some of my students require sensory input to help regulate their attention and nervous system.

My students have benefited from alternative seating in the past and we would love to have our own seating in order to give them the sensory input needed as often as possible.

We are in need of a small portable option that we can take with us to the general education setting when they integrate. When my students receive the sensory input that they need the are able to be less anxious, remain seated longer, and increase focus. This wiggle stool will offer them an outlet that allows them to move around without distracting their peers.

My Project

The materials that I am asking for will help enhance the learning of my 5th grade students with Autism. I am asking for materials and flexible seating for my students. These materials will help my students with their social and emotional needs, functional and academic learning, as well as furniture to help them with their sensory processing needs. The portable flexible seating option will help my students in the general education setting as well as in our classroom. We will be able to bring the seat with us when we integrate in the Gen Ed setting. My students struggle with their social skills as well. I am asking for a real-world social and emotional skills curriculum that will help my students strengthen their deficits.

Mrs. Lorenzana
Grades 3-5

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 5 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
XBoard Magnetic Whiteboard 48 x 36, White Board 4 x 3, Dry Erase Board with Detachable Marker Tray • Amazon Business $59.29 2 $118.58
Kore Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom, Elementary School, ADD/ADHD - Made in USA - Junior- Age 8-9, Grade 3-4, Blue (16in) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
EE988 - Readers’ Theater Script Box - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE118 - Grab & Write Social-Emotional Prompts - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Magnetic Dry Erase Refrigerator Calendar by planOvation | Large Calendar Whiteboard Monthly Planner Magnet • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
Workablez Magnetic Pencil Holder - 2 Generous Compartments Magnetic Storage Basket Organizer - Extra Strong Magnets - Perfect Mesh Pen Holder to Hold Whiteboard, Locker Accessories • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
U Brands Magnetic Dry Erase Board Eraser, Felt Bottom Surface, 4.5 x 2.25 x 1 Inches • Amazon Business $5.07 2 $10.14
GuanQiao Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Set,24pcs Dry Erasers Chalkboard Cleansers Wipe Pens and Markers for Home, Strong Magnet Sticks to All Dry-erase White Boards • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89

Materials cost

$304.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.84

Total project goal

$398.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.96

8 Donors

-$373.96

Donations toward project cost

-$317.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.09

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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