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Ms. Corrigan from Staten Island NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Meditation for Students with Disabilites

My students need yoga mats, yoga cards, positive affirmations, sanitary wipes, markers, bulletin board decor, and diffuser.

  • $600 goal

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My Students

My students are from Staten Island, New York. They will have the opportunity to be included in a yoga program that promotes health and wellness for the mind and body. I am a 6th grade NEST Special Education teacher from a title one school, that serves families from diverse socioeconomic communities. Our program includes students with Autism and other learning disabilities. This program provides support to help highly functioning autistic students participate within a general education setting. As the special education teacher I am responsible for providing social and academic support to help them succeed in school and their daily lives. I have been a fitness instructor and a yoga teacher for the past 7 years outside of my teaching career. I'd like to share this passion of mine and the knowledge that I have gained to help my students succeed.

I believe that the mind body connection that is developed when practicing yoga will help my students develop the coping skills needed to socially and emotionally participate and experience everything that school has to offer.

My Project

Autism is a disability that affects communication skills and the ability to form relationships. This class will help my students ease their anxiety, calm their minds, reboot their brains, and stretch their bodies. These yoga materials such as the yoga mats, wipes, deck of yoga cards, markers, diffuser, and positive affirmation posters will be used daily to support yoga and meditation practices within my classroom.

All children, regardless of their disability, should have the equal opportunity to be included in every aspect of a school community.

This program gives children from all cultures and income levels an opportunity to learn and thrive. Yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and movement are essential for everyone!

Ms. Corrigan
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spoga 1/4-Inch Anti-Slip Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap, Dark Purple • Amazon Business $12.59 16 $201.44
Spoga 1/4-Inch Anti-Slip Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap, Light Blue • Amazon Business $13.65 9 $122.85
Yoga 4 Classrooms Activity Card Deck • Amazon Business $32.00 1 $32.00
LOFTER 300ml Essential Oil Diffuser, Wood Grain Cool Mist Aromatherapy Humidifier Ultrasonic Aroma Humidifier with 7 Color Changing LED for Office Home Bedroom Baby Room Study Yoga Spa Brown • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
You are Mini Collection 5x7 Wall Art Prints, Typography, Nursery Decor, Kid's Wall Art Print, Kid's Room Decor, Gender Neutral, Motivational Word Art, Inspirational Artwork for Kids, Baby Room Decor • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Lysol - Disinfecting Wipes - 4x80ct - Lemon & Lime Blossom - Disinfectant - Cleaning - Sanitizing • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Top 8 Essential Oils, 100% Pure of The Highest Quality, Peppermint/Tee Tree/Rosemary/Orange/Lemongrass/Lavender/Eucalyptus/Frankincense, Therapeutic Grade • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Creative Teaching Press Dotted Swirl Borders, Black/White (0249) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10
Creative Teaching Press Pennants 6" Designer Cut-Outs (0857) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Sharpie 38262PP Permanent Marker Chisel Tip, Blister Pack with 2 Markers, Black Color - Marks On Paper, Plastic, Metal, and Most Other Surfaces - Ink Dries Quickly and Resists Both Fading and Water • Amazon Business $3.88 1 $3.88

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