Recommended Websites


Coach Bill's Essays

Over 600 essays and videos on improving education, 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 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.