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Mrs. Butaineh from Garland TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Needs for Special Kids!

Help me give my students the tools they need to be successful readers and mathematicians

  • $630 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am an elementary special education teacher. I have the privilege of working with a group of students with very specific needs. They are special in many ways and make me feel lucky to be an educator.

Many of my students have specific learning disabilities and everyday at school can feel exhausting; despite these challenges, they come into my classroom smiling and ready to work.

Some of my students have sensory processing disorders, others are years behind in reading due to their learning disabilities, most of which come from financially unstable homes. The needs of my students range, but they are all wonderful kids who deserve a fair shot at being successful. With this donation, I will cater to the specific needs of my students and it will go on to serve many more in the future.

My Project

I have chosen fidget bands for my student's chairs because all of my special needs students struggle to stay seated. They need this extra stimulation to stay engaged while learning. I have also chosen to ask for a donation for an educational floor rug as we spend a lot of our time interacting and moving on the floor in our classroom.

The educational math keyboards I have requested will help these students practice the math skills that they will use for the rest of their lives.

Most of my students do not have access to many outside experiences; the more I can expose them to in the classroom, the more opportunity they have to learn. I look forward to experiencing these tools with them.

Mrs. Butaineh
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KC CUBS KCP010003-8x10 Playtime Collection ABC, Numbers Shapes Educational Area Rug-8'2" x 9'10" • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Osmo Genius Kit for iPad • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Talking Tile, Voice Recorder, 80 Seconds Recording, Black. Ideal for Independent Living and Speaking and Listening Activities • Amazon Business $14.95 4 $59.80
Educational Keyboard Addition & Subtraction • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 3 $53.88
Educational Keyboard Multiplication • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 3 $53.88
SmithOutlet 10 Pack Over the Head Low Cost Headphones • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Fidget Chair Bands for Kids - Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture for Kids with Fidgety Feet - Bouncy Kick Bands for The Desk or Chair for Students with ADHD, Autism, or Sensory Needs • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
Pencil Grips,Firesara New Professional Pencil Aid Grip Set Teach Writing Tools Butterfly and 3 Fingers Sets Ergonomic Writing Aid for Kids Preschoolers Children Adults Arthritis 2 Types (6pcs) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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