To use as augmentative communication tools for our non-verbal participants. Currently our participants use a DynaVox, which is a wonderful device, but very heavy.
Floor Butcher Roll Rack with Casters
Our participants work on a variety of ongoing crafting projects and butcher paper has many uses. The department would also greatly benefit from any sort of rack to keep the rolls organized.
Paints (most commonly used include tempera paints and acrylic paints)
Our participants work on a variety of ongoing crafting projects and paint is used rapidly.
A6 size white envelopes
These envelopes will be used for our Taglit greeting card project.
The participants in our programs love to read and learn! Any books that can be donated will be accepted. Academic and recreational materials below the college level are preferred. Several of our participants are working to learn Spanish and some children’s books (in Spanish) would be helpful for this learning process.
Our participants love to learn about geography and topography. Also, the staff is more easily able to design lesson plans about geography if they have easy access to large visual aids such as maps and globes.
Our Taglit Day Program participants use typing tutorials, logic games, and other academic software for their daily skills lessons and enrichment activities.
We are ALWAYS in need of any/all art supplies such as the following:
- Glue (Elmer’s), glue sticks, and Mod Podge
- Construction paper, lined paper, newspaper, magazines,
- Tape of all kinds
- Markers, crayons, pencils, and pens
- Crafting glitter, beads, Popsicle sticks, jewels, scrap-booking supplies, etc.
- Scissors (adapted, child safe, etc.)
- Poster Board
Slate Boards and/or White Erase Boards
Our staff work to create a variety of lessons for all groups of participants and many lessons involve writing and working on writing skills. Erase boards and slate boards reduce the amount of paper waste.
used by staff, participants, and administration. Sensory integration toys and “fidgets” – We have participants of all ages with a variety of sensory input challenges. Many benefit from stimulation provided by specific sensory tools and toys.
To contribute items to the Special Needs Services Department please call 520.299.3000