My name is Sarah and I am 18 years old. I'm a freshman at Rhode Island College and I am studying Elementary Education with a focus on Special Ed. I commute about 45 minutes to RIC for classes everyday, which isn't as bad as it seems. And this is my very first blogging experience! Over the summer I worked a lot and I also hung out with friends. Outside of class I am usually working, studying, or taking kickboxing classes (which I just started but I love). Also I have done a lot of volunteering with Special Olympics young athletes in my town, and I absolutely love it. That is was made me want to focus on Special Ed. I work at LIFE Incorporated which is a program where we support individuals with disabilities and help them with daily activities. I focus mostly on the art projects and community activities that the program provides. I have learned so much from working at LIFE. I took this class, like most of my other classmates, because it is required for the education program. I am excited and nervous to start working in a classroom, but I've really been enjoying this class so far!!!