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  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Gootee
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Sensory Processing Tools For Our Classroom

My students need sensory tools, including a rocking bowl and Squoosh.

My Students

Do you know what it is like to have a sensory processing disorder? To not be able to react to the environment appropriately? Many of my students have sensory processessing disorder, specifically to their vestibular sensory system.

My students are a group of very special students who learn in a self-contained classroom for children with moderate/severe disabilities.

Some of our students have Autism, while others have Down Syndrome and some have severe physical needs and visual impairments. Our school is an elementary school with about 90% free/reduced lunch rate, so there is little funding available for the "extra" things in my classroom. My students require lots of movement breaks and frequent breaks to play (in order to teach appropriate developmental/play skills). Our students need adaptive toys, adapted materials for learning and sensory items to help them throughout thier academic day. Most of my students have sensory processing disorder and would benefit from integrating a sensory diet in order to improve behavior and daily functioning.

My Project

We are requesting a rocking bowl which will allow kids to rock and use thier balance in a safe way. The Squoosh will allow our students to position, cradle and allow a squeezing sensation. These items will help with thier vestibular sensory processing by allowing rocking movements.

This project is important to our kids so that we can integrate a sensory diet into thier daily routines.

These materials will help thier vestibular system by creating a sense of calm and balance.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOWL ROCKING WEPLAY CLEAR • Abilitations, Inc. $180.49 1 $180.49
CUSHION CHAIR - SQUOOSH CHAIR • Abilitations, Inc. $218.49 1 $218.49

Materials cost

$398.98

Vendor shipping charges

$39.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.80

Total project goal

$558.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.66

2 Donors

-$253.45

Donations toward project cost

-$216.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.27

Matching donations from our partners

-$304.33

Match offers toward project cost

-$258.68

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Community Foundation of Louisville and 3 other donors.

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