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  • $899 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Swanson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 22 donors
  • $0 still needed

Integrating the iPad into Therapy!

My students need an iPad to increase access to technology, a cover with keyboard to practice/learn typing skills, and larger stylus' for their little hands to manipulate!

My Students

As an occupational therapist within the school day, there is no such thing as a typical day! I would like my students to be able to learn skills to help them access the curriculum with as much ease as possible.

The students at the Kilmer are a unique group of children.

I work with children with autism, fine motor delays, sensory processing difficulties, low tone, and visual perceptual difficulties, to name a few diagnoses. Even facing these challenges, the students of the Kilmer are fun, charismatic, and engaged in their learning. They are a part of a wonderful, loving community that supports all members in a warm and safe environment.

My Project

As technology is ever present in our children's lives, the use of an iPad would assist students with accessing the curriculum and enhancing their skills. The touch screen and variety of applications available allows students of all abilities to learn new skills, as well demonstrate their knowledge in a novel manner. With the use of a keyboard, typing skills can be taught to students who demonstrate difficulty with traditional pencil and paper tasks. Technology is very motivating for engaging students to participate in activities that they find difficult.

I hope to incorporate the iPad as part of the student's overall therapy plan.

I would like to put it in my bag of tools to assist children to become the best student they can, in an engaging and purposeful manner.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi - tablet - 32 GB - 9.7' • Best Buy for Business $599.99 1 $599.99
Logitech Ultra Thin Keyboard Folio - keyboard and folio case • Best Buy for Business $79.99 1 $79.99
ZAGG - InvisibleSHIELD HD for Apple® iPad® Air - Clear • Best Buy for Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Dynex? - Children's Styluses (2-Count) • Best Buy for Business $2.90 1 $2.90

Materials cost

$710.87

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$763.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.74

Total project goal

$898.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$898.27

20 Donors

-$837.09

Donations toward project cost

-$729.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$107.56

Matching donations from our partners

-$40.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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22 donors22 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 38 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Disney and 21 other donors.

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