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Mrs. Lanigan from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies to Thrive!

My students need color visuals and Velcro to communicate effectively, participate in class, and accurately use picture schedules. The gift of ink and laminating paper will benefit my students.

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome group of kids with Down Syndrome, Autism, and Moderate Cognitive disabilities. They were born with physical and developmental challenges. Despite the many challenges they face, my students continue to put forth extra effort with a huge smile daily. I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences. They have different abilities, and lessons are differentiated to meet their needs. Most importantly, new activities will bring the students' great joy and build self esteem.

My Project

My students benefit from color visuals to communicate effectively, participate in class, and accurately use picture schedules. The gift of Velcro, ink and laminating paper will provide my students with all materials they will need to access a curriculum based on their individual needs.

Picture cards and individual schedules also reduce frustration levels and improve transition and behavior.

The gift of ink will allow me to print out study sheets, visuals and station work for my students. My students thrive when they have all the materials to meet their individual learning needs. To be able to print resources for them allows them to be happy, engaged, and active learners in the classroom.

Mrs. Lanigan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Genuine LC1033PKS Cyan, Magenta, Yellow High Yield Original Ink Cartridges Multi-pack (3 cart per pack)  • Staples Advantage $29.29 2 $58.58
Velcro 3/4" x 15' Combo Pack Velcro Tape, Clear • Staples Advantage $34.59 1 $34.59
Brother Genuine LC103BK Black High Yield Original Ink Cartridge • Staples Advantage $16.79 2 $33.58
Self-Adhesive Lamination Sheets, 9"x12", 50/PK, Clear • Staples Advantage $28.94 1 $28.94
Velcro Brand Tape, 3/4" X 15', Black • Staples Advantage $28.20 1 $28.20

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