Field Experience: Student Support PlanSpring I
:Mary is a 23
second semester freshmen majoring in Education. She has Attention DeficitDisorder and an anxiety disorder. She was diagnosed with ADD in middle school, while in highschool, she was diagnosed with having a problem with anxiety. She takes medication to regulatethese. Mary has attended numerous middle, high schools as well as colleges in many states. Herfirst two colleges are in Vermont and Davie. Lynn is her third college. She believes the reason
she kept moving to different schools is that she couldn’
t find the right fit. The classes were either
too hard, the teachers weren’t very nice
, the weather was too cold, or the tutoring centers were
helpful. She loves Lynn because its tutoring center is very good at explaining concepts andguiding students.
:Strengths: Socially, Mary considers herself very friendly, generous, and social. She is contentwith having a few good friends as opposed
to many acquaintances. If someone doesn’t like her,she doesn’t seem to mind. If there ever is a problem that arises with a friend she tries and tries to
make it better. She admits to faults and is not afraid to ask for forgiveness. In relation to writtencommunication, she considers herself a great speller as well as good at grammar. Herhandwriting is neat and legible. Mary explains that she reads all the reading she is required to dofor her Dialogues, yet she has trouble understanding it and writing about it. She says she likesmath such as adding or subtracting.