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

Let the Deaf Speak!

My hearing impaired students need a digital camera, a memory card, photo paper and ink for our printer to create a picture library to help hearing impaired students recognize picture word connections.

Can you just imagine hearing a group of children learning to speak words for the first time? It is such an exciting moment and you can be a part of this wonderful experience for one group of inner city multicultural hearing-impaired and VERY EXCITED students. I am the teacher for these wonderful children. These energetic, ‘ear-resistible’ 3-6 years olds are just chomping at the bit to learn the same things as their counterparts. They are from various cultures and bilingual homes and truly want to overcome their particular handicap in order to learn how to communicate.

Many times the children are so excited about learning a new word that they can’t wait to go home and tell their families about the words. However, when they get home, family members can’t always understand them and their excitement turns to frustration. Therefore, we use a lot of pictures, drawings, and books to help with language development. These pictures help bring each word to life. Part of the challenge though, is that we don’t have enough pictures or other resources to help students adequately develop their language skills.

We want to create a Language Enrichment Library to reinforce, encourage and develop these language skills. We desire to create picture books of daily classroom activities, field trips, special events and personal portfolios of each child’s language achievement. We need a digital camera, card, paper, and ink to create this library for our students. We have been given a printer but we have nothing else with which to create this project. As each student works to create their own book, it will reinforce the language skills they are learning and develop self confidence along the way.

You will make it possible for the deaf to speak by helping fund this awesome and exciting project for my inner city ‘ear-resistible’ children. Will you please help us?

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CANON POWERSHOT A550 DIGITAL CAMERA -- Canon Digital Cameras; PowerShot A550 • Quill Corporation $179.99 1 $179.99
SANDISK 2GB SD MEMORY CARD -- SanDisk SD Cards; 2GB • Quill Corporation $44.99 1 $44.99
HP 100 GRAY INKJET PRINT CARTRIDGE -- HP 100 Inkjet Cartridge; Grey • Quill Corporation $22.49 1 $22.49
98 BLACK TWIN PRINT CARTRIDGE -- HP 98 Twin Print Cartridge; Black • Quill Corporation $32.39 1 $32.39
HP 95/99 SERIES W/100 SHEET PREMIUM PLUS NAME PACK -- HP 95/99 100-Sheet Photo Value Pack • Quill Corporation $35.99 2 $71.98
HP EVERYDAY PHOTO PAPER, 8-1/2X11 -- HP Everyday Photo Paper; 8-1/2x11", 100 sheets per pack • Quill Corporation $16.19 2 $32.38

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