Recommended Websites




Library of Congress


​The largest library in the world, and the foundation for housing all the literature, art, literary historical collections and music that is protected through copyright in America.


World Chess Federation


The practice of chess develops a solution-oriented, problem-solving mindset that allows itself to see different pathways. Learn about and follow the current world champions in this 1,000 year old game.


​Carnegie Hall Across The City


Click on the above link to find neighborhood classical music concerts in New York City.


Carnegie Family Concert Series


Click on the above link to find family concerts supported by Carnegie Hall.


Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

​The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the state through advocacy and education.







 

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Coach Bill's Essays

Over 600 essays and videos on improving education, supporting the strengthening of community and individuals.


​Tony Hawk Foundation

Tony Hawk's Foundation is a leader in supporting the creation of skateparks through grants. Skateboarding at skateparks develops executive function and social skills, and brings community together, regardless of politics, ethnicity, or social-economic background.


Surfers Healing

Surfers Healing offers 'one perfect day' of surfing for free to youth and adults with special needs, like those on the autism spectrum, with Downs Syndrome, and Intellectual Disability.


​Skateboards For Hope

Skateboards For Hope donates skateboards to youth and adults from Canada to Cuba, and supports the growth of skateboarding in communities where youth and adults have never experienced it.


National Down Syndrome Congress


​A leading resource to families with youth and adults with Downs Syndrome.


Connecticut Family Support Network


A community outreach network for families with youth and a adults with special needs in Connecticut.


National Down Syndrome Society


Autism Speaks


​A leading resource in connecting families with youth and adults on the autism spectrum with local services. 


​21 Family Strong


Families in the Fairfield County, Ct. area who network to support the local Downs Syndrome community.


Spartan Race for the Special Needs Community


"The Special Needs Spartan Race is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity."


Center for Integrative Health


"The Center for Integrative Health is a consultative practice which integrates the care of children and adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, other chronic illnesses, mild traumatic brain injury and concussions."


Purdue Owl Writing Lab


Writing resources and instructional material to assist with writing projects. 


Tech Quest With Lucky

Adventure Starts with Taking the Initiative. A Computer Programming Company for the Community. This site belongs to a student of Scalzi Originals Foundation. A Computer Technology Artist. Check out his free community workshops on video game development. These are created for the general public, and integrate instruction for typical individuals and those who are high-functioiong with special needs. Co-hosted with Special Educator Coach Bill.