A Transition Portfolio for Jeff, a Student with Multiple Disabilities
Demchak, MaryAnn, Greenfield, Robin G., Teaching Exceptional Children
Jeff is 14 years old and about to leave middle school and enter high school-a potentially intimidating time for any student. Middle school was a good experience for Jeff. He attended many different classes and did particularly well in those classes that involved hands-on activities. Jeff was part of a circle of friends who "hung out" together in the halls before school, as well as at lunchtime.
Although Jeff is similar to other young men his age in many ways (e.g., he likes girls, he prefers certain classes and teachers, he likes watching football on TV), there are also some issues that make his move to high school more complex than some of his peers. Jeff has severe, multiple …
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Publication information: Article title: A Transition Portfolio for Jeff, a Student with Multiple Disabilities. Contributors: Demchak, MaryAnn - Author, Greenfield, Robin G. - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 32. Issue: 6 Publication date: July/August 2000. Page number: 44+. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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