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  • $345 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Fisher
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

We are Going to Have a Ball in Speech This Year!

My students need stability balls.

My Students

In my classroom, my students have very diverse needs. I teach in an urban district where I work with many English Language Learners, children with disabilities, and those with communication delays. I typically see 12-15 children a day in small groups to provide speech and language services.

All of the students I service have speech and language delays and communication disorders.

My students live in an urban setting with a high percentage being economically disadvantaged. They display positive attitudes and work hard towards their goals in the speech and language classroom.

My Project

My students often have difficulty being able to focus their attention on different tasks they complete in the speech therapy room due to their disabilities. Many of my students are diagnosed with ADD and ADHD or like to fidget with any items used in the therapy sessions. They have difficulty channeling their energy into activities to practice improving their speech skills. The stability balls would enable them to be more focused and attentive when working on their speech and language goals, as research has shown.

By donating to this project, my students will improve their ability to be able to focus better in the classroom and to be able to be attentive in order to improve speech and language skills.

Many of my students often present with more than just a speech and language delay, so they are trying to overcome many challenges that they face daily.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHAIR BALL 55CM ORANGE • School Specialty $28.49 3 $85.47
CHAIR BALL 65CM GREEN • School Specialty $34.19 2 $68.38
CHAIR BALL 45CM SIT N GYM - TRANSPARENT W/STARS • School Specialty $20.42 4 $81.68

Materials cost

$235.53

Vendor shipping charges

$23.55

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.64

Total project goal

$344.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$344.25

1 Donor

-$172.13

Donations toward project cost

-$146.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.82

match offer

-$172.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$146.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and one other donor.

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