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Ms. Fairless from Kelseyville CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Special Needs Children Through Accomodations

Help me give my students sensory tools needed to be successful in the regular environment.

  • $522 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come in all sorts and sizes. Each has their own learning challenges and thrive to become independent learners. Our classroom works extremely hard on having our students mainstreamed into regular education classrooms as much as possible.

My special education students have learning challenges - such as Autism, Emotionally Disturbed, ADHD, Specific Learning Disability, Fragile X, etc.

Each student wants to be successful in school and "fit" into the mainstream.

Many have sensory issues. It's difficult to sit still, some times they feel the environment is too loud, speaking and writing are a challenge, etc. They need a more creative way to learn. The fidgets and spiky gadgets will help calm them so they can focus.

My Project

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating option choices. The wobble stools will fit at tables and still allow some movement which is beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. The pencils and pencil grips will help make writing easier.

Whatever we can do to help them overcome and be successful is fantastic.

The products will help my students overcome sensory issues. Many of my students have multiple services; such as occupational therapy, counseling and speech/language services. These products sensory products will help my students gain independence in the regular classroom.

Ms. Fairless
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Adjustable Activity Office Tilt Stool, Orange • Amazon Business $62.51 1 $62.51
Active Wobble Chair for Kids - Classroom Stools with Posture Correction for Students with ADD ADHD Autism - Safe Non-Slip Rubber Bottom and Padded Top for Comfortable Seating Alternative (Red/17) • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
WhisperPhone(r) Solo (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Jumbo Farm Animals - Set of 7 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $31.46 1 $31.46
Mpow 068 Kids Ear Protection, NRR 25dB Noise Reduction Ear Muffs, Toddler Ear Protection, Protective Earmuffs for Shooting Range Hunting Season, for Toddlers Kids Children Teens-Green • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Wiggle Seat - Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Certified Ages 6+ - Purple • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (34cm New Green) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28
Bouncy Bands for Desks (Blue) • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Sensory Slap Fidget Bracelet Bands - 2-Pack - Quiet Tactile Stimulation for ADHD, Autism, Special Needs Kids - Helps Girls & Boys with Stimming Fidgeting and Focus - by Solace (Red & Blue) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Sensory Spiky Set - 3 Spiky Fidget Rings & 3 Spiky Stress Balls - Best Sensory Fidget Toy for Kids with ADD, Autism, & Sensory Needs • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Koala Tools | Bear Claw Pencils (pack of 6) - Fat, Thick, Strong, Triangular Grip, Graphite, 2B Lead with Eraser - Suitable for Kids, Art, Drawing, Drafting, Sketching & Shading • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy for Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet | for ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
TICONDEROGA My First Tri-Write Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft with Eraser, Yellow, 36-Pack (13082) • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Pencil Grips - Children Pen Writing Aid Grip Set Posture Correction Tool for Kids Preschoolers Children,Hollow Ventilation (Pencil Grips 3P) • Amazon Business $5.50 2 $11.00
Special Supplies Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Ring Set (Pack Of 10) Cool Hand Fidget Toy For Kids Teens & Adults Silent Stress Reducer & Massager - Helps With Focus ADHD & Autism • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$373.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$443.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.25

Total project goal

$521.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$521.65

6 Donors

-$445.40

Donations toward project cost

-$422.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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