Barrington Community Unit School District 220 offers a full continuum of special education and related services to children ages 3-21, who meet specific eligibility requirements. We are committed to providing services in the least restrictive environment. We offer the following services:
*Speech and Language
*Psychological/Social Work Services
*Adaptive Physical Education
Barrington District 220 provides consultative services, resource services and instructional level services at all age levels. We have Instructional Cross-Categorical classrooms that focus on students with academic needs, social-emotional needs, multiple needs, and needs that may fall on the Autism Spectrum. These services are available to students at all levels if it is needed. All service decisions are team driven.
The goal of special education and related services is to support each child and address their individual needs. An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is developed in collaboration with parents, general education teachers, and special service staff on a yearly basis minimally. If you would like further information, please contact the Special Services Office at 847-842-3507.
If you, as a parent, have concerns about your student's progress, please contact either your student's school team or the Special Services Department at 847-842-3507.
Below are some links that may be helpful. The Special Education Department provides links to other websites only as a convenience for persons who visit our website. Our agency does not guarantee the accuracy or propriety of any information, offered services, or products contained in any website linked directly or indirectly to ours. Therefore, reasonable efforts should be made to verify information and check out services or product offerings contained in any website.
Illinois State Board of Education Website
Extended School Year (ESY)
SPECIAL EVENT INFORMATION
2012-2013 School Year
Directions - Post-Secondary options for students with special needs
October 2, 2012, 6:00 p.m.-8:00p.m., Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd, Arlington Hts., IL 60005
Representative from colleges and post-secondary institutions will be available to distribute literate and discuss their programs. For further information please contact Lyndsay Janura at 847-842-3498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SOLO - Write:out loud and Co:Writer Overview
November 15, 2012, 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m., Media Center at Countryside Elementary School
Come and learn about two terrific programs available district wide to help students with writing and editing their written work at this hands on workshop. Please contact Kelly Key at email@example.com
to RSVP or for greater details
SOLO - Read:outloud and Draftbuilder Overview
November 29, 2012, 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m., Media Center at Countryside Elementary School
Come and learn about two terrific program available district wide to help students with reading and organization of writing at this hands on workshop. Please contact Kelly Key at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or to RSVP.
Advanced SOLO Workshop
December 10, 2012, 4:00p.m. - 5:30p.m., Media Center Countryside Elementary School
Are you familiar with SOLO but want to learn more? If you have attend the SOLO Overviews and hand to increase your knowledge come and learn additional tips and tricks at this hands on workshop. Please contact Kelly Key at email@example.com
for more information or to RSVP.
Transportation and Transition Night
December 13, 2012, 6:30-8:30pm, room C271, Barrington High School
Camoe and learn about the most confusing part of the transition process: TRANSPORATION. Representatives from Paces and Metra will be pressenting information and answering questions about the world of transportation. Transportation is the number one barrier to employmenet in the community. It is extre,ely important to consider transportation options for when students graduate from teh school district. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Lyndsay Janura at firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Transition Meeting
January 23, 2013 from 6:30-7:30pm
Early Learning Center, Family Center
Come and listen to Early Childhood and Elementary Special Services Staff discuss the process of transitioning a student from The Early Learning Center to one of our elementary schools. For more information, or to RSVP, please email Laura Pawlak at email@example.com
Microboards and Cooperatives and your Child with Disabilities
February 12, 2013 at 6:30pm
Barrington High School
What are microboards and cooperatives? By setting up a microboards or cooperative for you son or daughter, you, as parent or guardian, can have greater control over funding, care, and managing the services. Come and attend an informational session to learn about microboards and cooperatives. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Lyndsay Janura at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Education Parent Transition Meeting
Febraury 20, 2013 from 6:30-7:30pm
Barrington Middle School-Prairie Campus, Media Center
Come and listen to Special Services Staff discuss the process of transitioning a student from level to level with Barrington District 220. For more information, or to RSVP, please email Laura Pawlak at email@example.com
One Book One Barrington Focuses on Special Needs
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 7pm
Barrington High School Auditorium
OBOB will present the HBO biopic of Temple Grandin, the true story of an autistic woman who overcame the limitations imposed on her by her condition to become a Ph.D. and expert in the field of animal husbandry. Along with the movie, the audience will hear a brief presentation about resilience and children with special needs given by members of Barrington Area Special Voices.
TEACCH In the Home
August, 2012, Time and Location TBD
Come and here Dr. Gary Mesibov discuss ways to use the structured teaching process in the home with student who fall on the autism spectrum. This informal problem solving session is a great way to learn about the TEACCH methods. For more information or to RSVP, please email Laura Pawlak at firstname.lastname@example.org