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Ms. Fomby from Byron IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teach Me to Talk

My students need 12 new toys and manipulatives to stock the classroom!

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

"There is so much I want to tell you!" I see this in my students' eyes everyday. I teach an amazing group of student with autism. Their ages range from 5 years old to 9 years old with vary degrees of autism spectrum disorder.

1 in every 100 children born has autism. Autism is growing at a rapid pace; however,we live in such an exciting time as research becomes more and more available in the field of autism. My school has just created the first autism classroom in our school district. Setting a standard is a daunting task! With education funding decreasing, I have little supplies to teach these children. I need to stock a classroom!

These items may just seem like toys to you, but for my students, they are the platform in which their education will begin. Teaching student with autism to speak, learn, and interact socially with others takes unique and non-traditional methods of teaching.

It takes so little to make such a difference in the life of a child. Your contribution will help my students being this great journey!

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Interstar(r) Rings • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Play Towntm Family House • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.96 1 $42.96
Stacking Pegs (25 pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.70 1 $7.70
Desktop Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 1 $4.26
Touch & Tell • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 1 $21.46
Pop Out Shape Sorter • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14
Magnetic Lowercase Letters Bin • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Lowercase Stamp Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
Pocket Wall Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Textured Touch And Trace Cards Uppercase • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 1 $12.86
First 30 Words Textured Touch and Trace Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 1 $12.86
Textured Touch & Trace Cards - Third 30 Words • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 1 $12.86

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