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Mrs. LaFrance from Ocean Springs MS is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Succeeding Through Sensory Integration

Help me give my students weighted blanket, fidget toys, and other supplies needed to provide them with sensory integration!

  • $1,841 goal

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My Students

I have the greatest job in the world because I get to work in Early Intervention. My students are between 3 and 5 years of age and have all exhibited some form of a developmental delay and/or autism spectrum disorder. In addition to our program some children receive speech, adaptive behavior analysis (ABA), occupational, or physical therapy to further close in the gap. They all learn differently and need support, encouragement, and love to prepare for Kindergarten.

These babies love learning!

They are some of the happiest children I have met. They are eager to come to school and almost race off the bus every morning to start their day. Their smiles are my joy.

My Project

Many of the students in our Early Intervention Preschool Program have a difficult time expressing their needs and often become frustrating when they are not understood. They may need a quiet place, a weighted vest, or various other forms of sensory input to effectively calm down.

Currently, we are in need of sensory integration supplies to accommodate for all of our students' needs.

Our students need weighted vests, fidgets, weighted blankets, compression vests, sensory toys, foam kickers for chairs, etc. These supplies will give our students the tools to stay calm, calm down quicker, sit better, and work harder in order to succeed in school.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VEST DEEP PRESSURE SMALL • School Specialty $53.03 3 $159.09
VEST WEIGHTED SOFT LARGE - BLACK • School Specialty $72.91 2 $145.82
MEDIUM WEIGHTED BLANKET- PLAID • School Specialty $141.99 1 $141.99
SMALL WEIGHTED BLANKET - PLAID • School Specialty $123.04 1 $123.04
MIRROR - ECR4KIDS SOFTZONE SOFT FRAME MIRROR - FLAT • School Specialty $111.27 1 $111.27
PILLOW SENSORY SNUGGLE (LARGE) • School Specialty $88.03 1 $88.03
DISC O SIT JUNIOR • School Specialty $28.39 3 $85.17
THINK-N-ROLL FOOTREST • School Specialty $13.27 5 $66.35
CUSHION SIT 8 INCH BITTY BOTTOMS BLUE • School Specialty $16.11 4 $64.44
WRAP VEST CALMING SIZE SMALL • School Specialty $46.36 1 $46.36
WEIGHTED BULLDOG • School Specialty $43.52 1 $43.52
SQUARE GYROBI AND GYROBI KIT, SET OF 2 • School Specialty $8.51 5 $42.55
KIT FIDGETS SQUASH-IT WHISPER NOISELESS SET OF 3 • School Specialty $17.03 2 $34.06
GEL-E-SEAT • School Specialty $33.15 1 $33.15
WHEEL FIDGET • School Specialty $13.27 2 $26.54
FIDGET CATERPINCH • School Specialty $13.27 2 $26.54
GEL E FIDGET • School Specialty $8.51 3 $25.53
BRUSH VIBRADERM SKIN MASSAGE BRUSHES ST/2 • School Specialty $22.71 1 $22.71
BRACELET TACTILE TIGER - GREEN • School Specialty $8.51 1 $8.51

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