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Ms. Mitchell from Albertville AL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensational Sensory

Help me give my students a rocketing chair, light covers and adaptive toys, to make their days more productive.

  • $401 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a Special Education teacher in rural Northeast Alabama. My students range from Freshmen through Seniors in a self-contained severe needs resource room, many will stay with me until they are 21 years of age. The students perform at many levels due to cognitive disabilities and have varied physical and sensory needs.

We work on core academic skills, community living skills, independent living skills and communication skills using unique learning strategies.

We enjoy participating in school activities, like pep rallies, Special Olympics and prom with our peers.

My Project

Many of our students have physical limitations and specific sensory needs. Some students are sensitive to bright fluorescent lights, by installing the light diffusers our classroom will be more comfortable for those individuals, plus the cloud designs give us a fun ceiling scene. Several students are soothed by the motion of rocking in a chair and this chair is the perfect size.

By providing a variety of sensory items we are able to meet the needs of our varied students.

Light up toys help engage students during instruction and provide immediate feedback . The use of adaptive switches and toys helps some of our students with limited motor skills be more involved in the classroom discussions.

Ms. Mitchell
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 15 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Haotian FST15-DG, Comfortable Relax Rocking Chair, Lounge Chair Relax Chair with Cotton Fabric Cushion • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
YUKIDS Fluorescent Light Covers - Calming Cloud Set of 4 - for Classroom, Office, Hospital and Home - Light Diffuser to Protect Against Blue Light and Glare, Sensory Lighting for Classroom • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Switch Adapted Toy Color Changing Tornado Lamp | Adaptive Toys | Special Needs Switch Toys | Switch Toys • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Adaptive Switch - Extra Sensitive - Yellow | Switch Adapted Toys for Special Needs | Assistive Technology Switches • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
Fun Central LED Windmill Spinner - Light Up Magic Wands for Kids • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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