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Ms. Russaw
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Special Needs Essentials

My students need sensory items to use throughout the day, as well as calculators and educational games to aid them in achieving their scholastic goals.

My Students

My students need sensory items to soothe them and keep them focused throughout the day. Our sensory center is currently limited to a play dough and a couple of rubber balls. My students are also in need of educational games to help them achieve their daily living and educational goals.

My students' disabilities include Autistic, Severe Intellectually Disabled, and Moderately disabled.

They attend a Title I school in Georgia. They are learning things such as money and time management. I have three non-verbal students and have it very important that we work on communication skills. My students are used to structure and organization. The items requested will help them become even more independent daily.

My Project

My students are in need of calculators, educational games, and sensory items. They will learn to budget their money with their new calculators. The sign language materials requested will open the lines of communication between my verbal and non-verbal students. We are also requesting items that will help keep our classroom organized. My students are learning to become self-sufficient and organization plays a big role in that.

Your donations to the project will aid our students in reaching their full potential.

Learning to manage money and how to communicate are skills that they will take with them and use throughout their life. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and help us in becoming successful in reaching our goals.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Leveled Literacy System Teacher Trolley • Amazon $149.13 1 $149.13
Learning Resources Now Board Hand Pointer • Amazon $38.04 2 $76.08
Axess PBBT2702 Portable Bluetooth Boombox with 3.5mm MP3/CD/USB/SD/MMC Card Slot input Player with Text Display, FM Stereo • Amazon $56.95 1 $56.95
Daily Schedule Board Kit: Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) • Amazon $49.95 1 $49.95
Abilitations Season Squeeze Finger Fidgets - Set of 4 • Amazon $36.01 1 $36.01
Small PECS Communication Notebook (Picture Exchange Communication System) • Amazon $34.00 1 $34.00
Jumbo Key Calculator, Package of 12 • Amazon $27.93 1 $27.93
Deflecto 20504OP Five-bin horizontal tilt bin storage system, 23-5/8w x 5-1/4d x 6-1/2h, black • Amazon $27.20 1 $27.20
Educational Insights Telling Time Modular Flip Charts • Amazon $27.08 1 $27.08
See It and Sign It Game-Intro to ASL • Amazon $25.29 1 $25.29
School Specialty Desk Buddy Multi Sensory Bar Fidget - Colors May Vary • Amazon $7.99 2 $15.98
Abilitations Rainbow FidgetBall • Amazon $5.99 1 $5.99
Yoga for Children with Special Needs • Amazon $19.95 1 $19.95
Scholastic File Folder Games In Color: Social Studies • Amazon $19.48 1 $19.48
Mead Classroom Wall Pockets, Teal (72340) • Amazon $16.99 1 $16.99
Edushape Sensory Balls - 4", Set of 4 • Amazon $15.99 1 $15.99
Daily Schedule Pocket Chart • Amazon $15.59 1 $15.59
American Sign Language for Kids: Learn ASL Beginner Level 1, Vol. 1 • Amazon $14.48 1 $14.48
HedBanz Game • Amazon $14.19 1 $14.19
ThinkFun Zingo • Amazon $13.99 1 $13.99
Carson-Dellosa Publishing CD-5653 Storage Pocket Chart • Amazon $12.99 1 $12.99
First Signs Poster • Amazon $9.95 1 $9.95
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Sign Language • Amazon $8.99 1 $8.99
Sorry! 2013 Edition Game • Amazon $7.79 1 $7.79
Teacher Created Resources Blue Stor-It File Folders , 4325 • Amazon $1.34 1 $1.34

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