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Lake in the Hills, IL: Plans made for new SPED school; specializing in autism/emotional issues

Nov 12, 2018, Crystal Lake, IL, Northwest Herald: Special needs school proposed in Lake in the Hills https://www.nwherald.com/2018/11/08/special-needs-school-proposed-in-lake-in-the-hills/a4ly720/ A conditional use permit request to open a therapeutic day school for special needs children aged 5 to 21 in Lake in the Hills will be up for consideration during Monday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. … The schools specialize in wide-spectrum autism disorders, anxiety, bipolar disorder, Down’s syndrome and other social emotional issues. Students are referred to Parkland by area school districts when their needs cannot be met by the district’s special education services. At its peak enrollment, this new Parkland school would take in around 70 students and would have a staff of about 20 people. …