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Mrs. Sheehan from Lawrence MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Opportunities For Students With Autism

Help me give my students cause and effect and multi-sensory activities so they can increase their school-ready skills.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My adorable young students with and without disabilities often come into my integrated preschool program as soon as they turn three years old.

They come with a wide range of ability levels, and this project is created for students with the most significant disabilities; who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and need activities at their level to increase their engagement and ability to sit and attend.

Many of these students are in a school setting for the first time. The ultimate goal of this integrated program is for students to be ready for full inclusion when they reach kindergarten age. Although the degree of support differs, most leave the program reaching this goal.

My Project

This project is for learning games and activities that will hold the interest of students with significant learning challenges. When they join the classroom as they turn three, learning to sit and attend to an activity for even a few seconds is difficult for them.

These engaging and interactive cause and effect and multi-sensory toys will hold the students' interest so they will be motivated to sit and attend to activities for increasingly longer periods of time.

This is a necessary skill for learning. Students learn to sit, wait, and make and increase eye contact and attention. With your help, these materials will help me to make this goal possible for my students!

Mrs. Sheehan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE930X - Early Language Activity Boxes - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
My First Crayola Touch Lights, Musical Doodle Board, Toddler Toy, Gift • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Alphabet Acorns Activity Set, 78 Pieces, Assorted Colors, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $19.29 1 $19.29
Learning Resources Smart Sounds Play House • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Learning Resources Hide-N-Go Moo, 9 Pieces • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49

Materials cost

$128.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.27

Total project goal

$188.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.44

19 Donors

-$125.90

Donations toward project cost

-$119.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.53

Matching donations from our partners

-$48.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$40.80

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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