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Ms. Freeman from Georgetown SC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Talk!

My students need iPods so they communicate with a symbol-based communication app that gives a voice to those who cannot speak, have severe sound production difficulties, or severely stutter.

  • $547 goal

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My Students

My students are pre-kindergarten to second grade that attend a low-income school in low country school in South Carolina. They have speech-language disorders (language disorders, speech sound disorders, stuttering,) that are impacted by their autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, learning disabilities. Their range of communication is non-verbal to communicating by using voice in sentences. They desire to talk to their peers and teachers are STRONG. Unfortunately, our school has limited funding and a great deal of the communication apps are Apple products only.

My Project

My students need help with communicating their wants, needs, and ideas. iPods can help them communicate with a symbol-based communication app that gives a voice to those who cannot speak, have severe sound production, or severely stutter. My students need a variety of ways to communicate. While voice, American Sign Language, picture symbols, and communication board are ways to increase language, today society technology is another way. Speech-language impaired students need access to apps that target: expressive language, receptive language, social language, sound production, and voice output for students who have no voice. These students would love to have a voice so that they can communicate and access their education at my school. iPods Touch and apps would give them a voice.

Ms. Freeman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPod touch 32GB MP3 Player - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $199.99 2 $399.98

Materials cost

$399.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.91

Total project goal

$546.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.09

8 Donors

-$325.54

Donations toward project cost

-$276.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.83

Matching donations from our partners

-$220.55

Match offers toward project cost

-$187.47

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.08

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$0.00

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