Your BEST220 Resource Center
Connect to Community
Connect to Community is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding and facilitating purposeful employment and enjoyment for adults with developmental disabilities. Further, in an effort to help these adults live the lives they desire and deserve within the community, we will provide person-centered services across all aspects of community life.
Barrington 220 Special Olympics
Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face.
Ups For Downs
UPS for Downs is a parent directed, non-profit organization offering support, education, and encouragement for parents, families and others who love and care about persons with Down syndrome.
We inspire community acceptance by sharing with others the presence, potential and abilities of people with Down syndrome.
The purpose of Gigi's Playhouse is to change the way the world views Down Syndrome and send a global message of acceptance for all. They endeavor to change lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.
B Strong Together
B Strong Together has been created to support parents, children and youth, community members and others impacting the lives of Barrington area children in our shared goal of raising happy, healthy, resilient, and adaptable children capable of successfully navigating the world of today and the future.
To get information on special education law, advocacy for children with disabilities go to Wrightslaw for accurate, and reliable information
Illinois State Board of Education
To get information on special education in Illinois please check out ISBE.
Urban Autism Solutions
Urban Autism Solutions is dedicated to changing outcomes for young adults with autism through an integrated community life that advances social and vocational opportunities.