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Mrs. Davis from Goodyear AZ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Provide Students with Autism Sensory Relief

Help me give my students sensory relief objects, alternative seating options that help increase focus, and fine motor activities to help reduce stress and provide motivation.

  • $754 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

1 in 59 children across America are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Autism can impact a child's ability to communicate effectively, seek persistent repetition of task or action, and sensory sensitivity. Students with autism may require placement in a special education classroom that is tailored to meet their academic and behavioral needs.

The students in this classroom are rock stars!

This is a middle school classroom tailored for students with ASD. They have communication, academic, fine motor and behavioral goals that they work hard to meet each and every day.

My Project

Our campus houses our school district's autism program. We have students from kindergarten through the 8th grade. Our students benefit from frequent sensory breaks, and alternative seating options that help them to stay focused. The items requested in this project will not only serve my students, but our entire autism program.

Our students' overall well-being is our priority.

Providing options that will allow a student to be more successful in the classroom is important to us. We need the help of our community and others with a passion for education and helping those with autism spectrum disorder.

The alternative seating options are crucial for our students that need to bounce, rock, or move throughout the day. The sensory fidgets are provided as incentives for work completion and also provided to students that require fine motor input throughout the day. The noise reduction headphones provide fashionable alternatives to the standard headphones. This allows our students to be around their general education peers without feeling self-conscious.

Mrs. Davis
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair Stool, Half-Dome Stability Ball Adjustable Tall Office Sit Stand Swivel Desk Chair Drafting Stool with Round Foot Rest for Standing Desks Home or Office - Granite 33 • Amazon Business $91.96 2 $183.92
Active Kids Chair by Studico – Wobble Chair Juniors/Pre-Teens (Grades 3-7) - Age Range 7-12 - Flexible Seating Classroom - 17.75" Tall - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture – Black • Amazon Business $57.99 3 $173.97
Yoovi Early Learning Basic Life Skills Learn to Dress Boards - Zip, Snap, Button, Buckle, Lace & Tie 6 pcs/Set • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
Fidget Toys Set, Sensory Toys Bundle for Stress Relief, Sensory Fidget for Kids and Adults, Sensory Gadget for ADHD Anxiety Autism • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
ZOHAN 030 [Upgraded] Kids Ear Protection Safety Earmuffs, Graffiti Pattern • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
ZOHAN 030 [Upgraded] Nebula Ear Protection for Toddlers to Teens, Ultra Comfortable Noise Reduction Earmuffs • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97

Materials cost

$561.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$640.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.01

Total project goal

$753.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$753.38

20 Donors

-$597.50

Donations toward project cost

-$510.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.62

match offer

-$152.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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