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Dr. Romero from Miami FL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Portable School-Based Telehealth for Special Needs Student!

Help me give my students new and exciting treatment sessions by being portable with the help of an iPad mini!

  • $630 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Transitioning from a full time school-based OT to a full time school-based telehealth OT has been very stressful. It has been a huge adjustment for not only myself, but for all of my students. My students are from all socioeconomic backgrounds, and those differences are now more apparent now that everyone is at home. It has been a struggle trying to keep students' interest during this difficult time.

My Project

The biggest struggle I am having with my telehealth sessions is that I am confined by my bulky work computer and power cord. My sessions have become more increasingly difficult because it is hard to be creative and dynamic when confined by the few feet of power cord, square home office and office furniture.

Online therapy sessions need to be interesting and dynamic in order to be most effective while everyone is safer at home.

It is becoming more increasingly difficult to pique my students' interest every week when we are both just sitting at our computers either staring at a screen or watching them do a printed worksheet from home. I would like to begin incorporating more movement into my sessions, such a yoga, gross motor activities, and obstacle courses.

As many of my telehealth students use an iPad/tablet to access their synchronous audio/visual platforms, I would also like to join in the fun and become more portable. The iPad mini would allow me to bring my students around with me- outside, in another part of my home, etc. The tripod will afford me the opportunity to safely anchor the iPad around my home. Finally, the various case options will help me keep the iPad safe. Thank you for thinking of us school system employees at this time!

Dr. Romero
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini 5 Wi-Fi - 5th generation - tablet - 64 GB - 7.9' $399.99 1 $399.99
Apple Smart - screen cover for tablet $39.00 1 $39.00
iPad Mini Keyboard Case Compatible with iPad Mini 5 (5th Gen 2019)/iPad Mini 4/3/2/1,IVEOPPE iPad Mini Case with Keyboard,Leather Folio Smart Slim Cover with Detachable Keyboard (Black) $29.99 1 $29.99
Selfie Stick Tripod, SAVEYOUR 51" Extendable Tripod Stand with Universal Phone/Pad Clip, Remote Shooting Compatible with iPhone & Android Devices, Phone Tripod for Video Shooting, Vlog, Selfie $28.99 1 $28.99

Materials cost

$497.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$535.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.49

Total project goal

$629.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$629.93

10 Donors

-$421.00

Donations toward project cost

-$361.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$204.52

Match offers toward project cost

-$173.84

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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