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  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Wood
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Kids with Special Needs Can Participate Too!

My students need 3 Switch Discs and 1 set of Talk Blocks

My Students

Everyone deserves a chance to participate in class activities.

Our school has a wide range of students with special needs ranging from autism spectrum disorders to severe cases of cerebral palsy.

Some are more severe than others. Students attend a regular public school but may be in a separate class due to their disabilities. Some of our students need special devices to communicate and participate in daily lessons.

My Project

We have 7 students who are nonverbal and have limited mobility and are confined to wheelchairs. These switches will allow them to have a voice in order to participate in daily classroom lessons and activities. Teachers will record responses and students will be able to participate in discussions by pushing the button, giving them a voice they wouldn't otherwise have. This will also give them a chance to manipulate classroom items such as turning on a radio, using specialized scissors, or activating a toy that they can not interact with without these switches. These switches will give students a way to get out of their wheelchairs and participate in class activities with a simple touch of the switch.

Every student deserves a voice and should be able to participate in class everyday.

Your donations will make a huge difference in the life of a child. Remember every little bit helps!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SWITCH DISC SWITCH GREEN • Abilitations, Inc. $47.49 1 $47.49
SWITCH DISC SWITCH ORANGE • Abilitations, Inc. $47.49 1 $47.49
SWITCH DISC SWITCH YELLOW • Abilitations, Inc. $47.49 1 $47.49
TALK BLOCK SET OF 5 • Abilitations, Inc. $66.49 1 $66.49

Materials cost

$208.96

Vendor shipping charges

$20.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$262.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.41

Total project goal

$309.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.40

2 Donors

-$309.40

Donations toward project cost

-$262.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 7 students.

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