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Mrs. Watson from Lexington SC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensitive Eyes, Ears, and Bums!

Help me give my students GlareShade fluorescent light filter covers to address the light sensitivities, noise reduction safety ear muffs for sound sensitivities, and Gaiam kids balance ball chairs and Big Joe bean bags for alternative seating options!

  • $454 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the best, most amazing group of 18 to 21-year-old young adults with a variety of intellectual, developmental, and sensory impairments in our high school's Young Adult Transition Program. My students are focusing their time in school on preparing for life after high school.

My students are looking forward to being as independent as possible after high school.

All of my students participate in internships and jobs around our school building and in the community as part of their education. We also practice interviewing skills, job applications, cooking, cleaning, money, time, and functional writing skills.

Most of my students are looking forward to moving out of their parents' home, working, and being involved in their community when they finish school.

My Project

Fluorescent lighting is the worst! It buzzes, flickers, and causes sensory issues for students with Autism, ADHD, and other neurological disabilities. The light filters that I have selected will help diffuse the light from the fluorescent bulbs making my classroom a calm and inviting environment that accommodates my students with sensory issues.

The balance balls will allow students to sit at a desk but will allow some movement.

These will be extremely beneficial for some students who just need to get the wiggles out! The comfy beanbag chairs will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

In addition, my students with hearing disorders can be sensitive to loud environments and these noise cancelling headphones will accommodate their sensory needs.

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This project will reach 13 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
GlareShade Fluorescent Light Filter Diffuser Covers (5 pack; blue color). Eliminate Harsh Glare that causes Eyestrain and Headaches at Work and School while Improving Focus and Classroom Management. • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $37.27 2 $74.54
Mpow 035 Noise Reduction Safety Ear Muffs, Shooters Hearing Protection Ear Muffs, Adjustable Shooting Ear Muffs, NRR 28dB Professional Ear Defenders for Shooting Hunting Season, with a Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mpow 035 Noise Reduction Safety Ear Muffs, Shooters Hearing Protection Ear Muffs, Adjustable Shooting Ear Muffs, NRR 28dB Professional Ear Defenders for Shooting Hunting Season, with a Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$327.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.09

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.02

Total project goal

$453.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.47

4 Donors

-$333.47

Donations toward project cost

-$283.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.02

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

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$0.00

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