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Ms. Gast
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Students with Autism Get Educational Games

My students need educational games to help practice social skills, learn new vocabulary terms, and work on turn-taking with each other in a fun and motivating way.

My Students

My students all have Autism and struggle to learn new information and concepts. They require specialized, visual, and hands-on learning materials in order to be successful. My school cannot afford to help me receive these materials.

I teach students with moderate to severe autism in a low income area.

My students all have reduced receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language skills and need specific materials to target these areas of weakness. Using materials that are highly motivating, visual, hands-on, and interactive helps my students build their language skills. It is expensive to purchase educational games/activities and my school does not have the funding needed to provide the resources necessary to teach our students.

My Project

Building language and social skills is challenging for children with Autism. These games/activities will allow me to utilize motivating materials to target and build these language skills. All the games/activities focus on building vocabulary skills, inferencing skills, and social skills which are very difficult for my students. In addition, playing games helps my students work on turn-taking and interacting with each other.

Many of my students have little or no exposure to games at home.

Games are great resource to help students work on turn-taking and interacting with others in a fun way. These educational games also make it motivating to practice the language skills we are working on in the classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clue Junior • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.72 1 $13.72
20 Questions for Kids • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.74 1 $19.74
Analogies Quizmo(r) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.75 1 $13.75
Marker Boards (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
Color & Shape Bingo • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
Color & Shapes Match-Me Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 1 $12.86
FF503 - Grab & Match Leveled Homophones Quickies • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FF502 - Grab & Match Leveled Multiple Meanings Quickies • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL788 - Let's Talk! Vocabulary Box • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
GG371 - Hazard Mountain: Inference Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
HH383 - What’s for Breakfast? Inferencing Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD452 - Prefix/Suffix Cosmic Conquest Vocabulary Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
AA644 - Synonym & Antonym Safari Adventure Vocabulary Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL405X - Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Cards - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GG732 - Comparing Sizes Concept Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
JJ680 - Vocabulary Skill-Builder Photo Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FF756 - Word Families Sort & Slide Board • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95

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This project will reach 30 students.

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