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Ms. Lloyd-Carney from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My First Period Kits for Special Needs

My students need menstrual pads, liners, wipes, and accompanying accessories for to prepare for puberty.

  • $479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are autistic, intellectually disabled, speech impaired and/or other health impaired.

They enjoy coming to school every day.

Each one thrives on structure and routine. Their favorite time of day is "Sign-in & Calendar" when they use the Activboard, greet each other, perform calendar tasks, and "show off."

Our school is very supportive and inclusive. My students enjoy participating in activities such as reading buddies, grade level inclusion, and peer to peer mentoring. Wherever we go in school, other students call out "hello" to my students and call them by name. They ARE an important part of our school community.

My Project

This project is specially for my 5th grade girls. It includes: menstrual pads, liners, wipes, disposable bags, deodorant, and accessories. Due to the severity and range of disabilities, the girls will be instructed to carry out a daily hygiene routine. Our school nurse presents to all the 5th grade girls. However, my students require implicit instruction with opportunities to practice.

Getting your period should be a celebration.

Unfortunately, for this population it's quite stressful for parents. To reduce parent anxiety I offer instruction to parents, teach the necessary skills to students, and provide visual supports to keep at home. Being independent can reduce the likelihood of abuse for children and adults with disabilities.

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

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This project will reach 11 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Always Radiant Feminine Wipes-To-Go, 46 Count • Amazon Business $29.95 4 $119.80
My Heating Pad- Hot Therapy Pack – Soothing Heat Therapy –Pain Relief (Purple) • Amazon Business $17.99 6 $107.94
U by Kotex CleanWear Ultra Thin Pads with Wings, Regular, Unscented, 50 Count • Amazon Business $9.12 4 $36.48
Gen SH Girl's Quilted Nylon Dance Duffle Bag with Sequin Stars, Fuchsia Pink • Amazon Business $16.50 2 $33.00
Fab Little Bag: A Starter Plus Pack of 45 Totally Disposable, Biodegradable, Feminine Hygiene Product Disposal Bags. Includes Portable Handbag Carrying Case • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Style.Labs Magic Mini Sequin Pouch, Pink/Silver (76583) • Amazon Business $6.18 4 $24.72
U by Kotex Barely There Liners, Light Absorbency, Unscented, 100 Count • Amazon Business $4.79 4 $19.16

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