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  • $637 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. DiMonda
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Supportive Tools for Children with Autism!

My students need educational materials, Link-To-Learn Letter Matching Interactive Game, Shapes Discovery Boxes, Hands-On Counting Tray, and Magnetic Shapes Maze such as that meet a multi-sensory approach to learning.

My Students

My children do not learn from conventional techniques! They need a multi-sensory approach to learning! Children with multiple disabilities are like square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It's that you're destroying the peg.

I work in a District 75 school in New York City.

All of the students that attend my school have special needs. In my classroom, my students have been diagnosed with Autism, Other Health Impairments, ADHD, learning disabilities, and Intellectual Disabilities. Children will so many different diagnoses need to be taught in different and innovative ways in order to increase their success in learning.

My Project

My students need educational materials, Link-To-Learn Letter Matching Interactive Game, hapes Discovery Boxes, Hands-On Counting Tray, and Magnetic Shapes Maze such as that meet a multi-sensory approach to learning. The materials that I am requesting provide the opportunity for each student to learn show their skills in a non-conventional way. Each child is extremely different in the way they learn and in the way they show their capabilities. The educational materials that I am requesting provide a different way to teach my students what they need to learn. Learning the ABC's, addition, colors, positional words, and numbers using play dough, puzzles, and interactive software will engage my students and make learning enjoyable.

Students with Autism have a hard enough time learning.

As a teacher, I need to provide fun and innovative ways to get them to learn successfully. Working for the city, funding is minimal and is not nearly enough in order to provide my students with a great education that they deserve. I need your help and I thank you in advance for donating to my classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF520 - Learn to Count! Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
AA388 - Color Discovery Boxes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG487 - Shapes Discovery Boxes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF667 - Magnetic Shapes Maze • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT625 - Peg Number Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL315X - Find-The-Match Language Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC1457 - Soft & Quiet Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FR263 - Feel & Roll Bumpy Balls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF179 - Slide & Count Simple Addition Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JVC - Full Size Headphone - Black • Best Buy for Business $14.61 2 $29.22
LC128 - Lakeshore Scented Dough • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP142 - Connect-The-Dots Simple Addition Interactive Games - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP252 - Link-To-Learn Letter Matching Interactive Game - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP179 - Listening & Following Directions Positional Words Interactive Game - Single License CD-ROM • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LL255 - Find-The-Match Simple Word Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
DD747 - Hands-On Counting Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP192 - Colors Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$492.06

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$541.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.55

Total project goal

$636.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$636.99

2 Donors

-$636.99

Donations toward project cost

-$541.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 6 students.

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