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Ms. Jones from San Diego CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Speech Buddies for Articulation

My students need one professional Speech Buddies to use during speech therapy sessions to help with articulation therapy

  • $425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever had a moment where you had difficulty pronouncing a word or sound? This is a regular experience for my students with speech disorders.

I teach students with speech and language disorders in two different schools in the same school district.

I work with students who are in transitional kindergarten through 5th grade; they are between the ages of four to eleven. My students have a wide-range of needs, ranging from mild to severe. Our schools are highly diverse with students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. They are eager learners who are motivated to learn new techniques in order to improve their speech skills. My students need tools that can teach them correct placement in the mouth; speech buddies are the solution.

My Project

Speech Buddies are specialized tools designed to help people learn correct tongue positioning for five of the most difficult-to-learn sounds - R, S, L, CH and SH. With these tools children learn and feel how to correct a problem sound. Speech Buddies were designed by a team of speech-language pathologists and engineers who understand the challenges associated with speech therapy and treating speech disorders. It is necessary to note that Speech Buddies are not oral motor exercises or therapy. These tools help increase awareness through kinesthetic and sensory biofeedback.

As my students progress through school, having a speech disorder can result in teasing and bullying, which can impact a person's self esteem.

Donations to this project will ultimately allow my students to not only improve their articulation skills, but improve their self esteem and their quality of life.

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Ms. Jones
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Professional Set of Speech Therapy Tools • Amazon $299.00 1 $299.00

Materials cost

$299.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.68

Total project goal

$424.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.52

7 Donors

-$399.52

Donations toward project cost

-$339.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.93

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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