Full inclusion in school
Sharon is a 16 year old who lives in Woodland. She has autism and has worked her way from receiving instruction only in the special day classroom to full inclusion in mainstream Woodland Senior High School. She completed her sophomore year with a GPA of 3.43. She took Jazz Band, Concert Band, Chamber Singers, Ag Chemistry, Spanish II, English 9, and Algebra 1. While she is 1 grade level behind in English, she was not given any accommodation or alteration for academic measure; she was expected to be the same as her typically developing peers. She is a bright, driven, musically talented young lady who aspires to graduate from high school with her classmates. Sharon plans to graduate with her classmates in June of 2017. She wants to attend college and obtain her driver’s license and get a job.