President and owner of the Lake Zurich, Illinois, car dealership Midwest Motors Inc., Ben Ripstein is an active supporter of his community. Ben Ripstein contributes to national charities like Smile Train and the American Brain Tumor Association, and he also supports local organizations like Laremont School. Each year, Mr. Ripstein and his wife attend a charity gala to benefit Laremont School.
Laremont School of Gages Lake, Illinois, belongs to the Special Education District of Lake County and specializes in teaching students age 3 to 22 who have severe mental disabilities. Laremont School offers centralized access to support services and serves as an option for students who require extensive assistance and may otherwise be unable to reach their educational goals. In addition to supervision by trained professionals, Laremont School offers its students a comprehensive range of nursing, physical therapy, and speech and language therapy services.
The Special Education District of Lake County includes Laremont School, along with four other area schools: Gages Lake School and Cyd Lash Academy in Gages Lake, the John Powers Center in Vernon Hills, and Sally Potter School in Lake Forest.