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Latham Centers

Brewster, Massachusetts
Latham Centers offers nationally known, innovative treatment for Prader-Willi Syndrome in a tranquil and beautiful setting on Cape Cod. Latham Centers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are are approved, as a private needs school by The Massachusetts Department of Elementary &... Full Bio
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TIP of the WEEK: Saying Goodbye by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Saying goodbye to paid support people is an inevitable reality of our children's lives. There will be teachers, aides, direct care personnel, therapists, and doctors ... Read on »
What My School Means to Me by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics What My School Means to Meby: Patrick What school means to me is having a good education, good grades, friends, safety, being organized, respectful, responsib ... Read on »
Snow Day at Latham Centers! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Enjoying the blizzard at Latham! Read on »
Principal’s Corner! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We are winding down here at the school house with all our Alternative Testing Portfolios! Teachers have been doing a fabulous job over the last few months creating inv ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Sensory Tools by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Many of my weekly column readers write in asking what sensory tools work best with PWS individuals. There is no easy answer because it is specific to each individual ... Read on »
Lower Cape TV Visits "New Year/New Works" Art Show by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Art Show from Lower Cape TV on Vimeo . Lower Cape TV speaks with John Bonanni about the art show, "New Year/New Works" on display now at Brewster Ladies' ... Read on »
Living and Thriving with PWS by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Centers is proud and grateful to announce a new monthly blog column by Derek M., a 24 year-old Latham adult resident with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). Derek ... Read on »
Latham School "New Year/New Works" Art Show Reception Thursday, Jan. 22nd at Brewster Ladies'... by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics On behalf of Latham School, we cordially invite you to a student art show reception on Thursday, January 22nd from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m at the Brewster Ladies' Library. T ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Harnessing the Power of Social Stories (a guest post) by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Our view of the world is a combination of early experiences: successes and failures, memories of trial and error as well as a compilation of how the outside world ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Hypothermia by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Hypothermia and Warning Signs As many of us face record cold this January, I would like to share about hypothermia and its warning signs:    Hypothermia ... Read on »
Strike! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Finding meaningful work to match the abilities and goals of our students is an exciting part of Latham Works, the campus-based vocational program of Latham Schoo ... Read on »
LATHAM PROFILES: Meghan Pouliot by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Profiles: Meghan Pouliot Teacher at Latham Centers What do you enjoy most about your job? The best part of my job is when I see the students worki ... Read on »
Hopes and Happiness for the New Year by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I spent much of last week talking to our students and adult residents about the new year. We discussed their hopes and dreams for the coming year, and their regret ... Read on »
Happy 2015 from all of us at Latham Centers! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics "Thank you so much for all your help. Without your help, I wouldn't be able to go and stay at home with my wonderful, loving and very caring family when I graduate. Lat ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Setting Realistic Goals by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics As the new year approaches, many of us will be looking at what changes we want to make in our lives and creating plans to hopefully keep those changes in motion pa ... Read on »
My Latham Tree by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I have a beautiful Christmas tree. It will never be in “House Beautiful” but it is spectacular to me. My grandson was over recently and began examining the tree’s deco ... Read on »
Putting Yourself First by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics On airline flights when the stewardesses give you directions on how to use an oxygen mask, they explicitly state that you must always put your mask on before helpi ... Read on »
Santa Arrives on Campus for Latham's Annual Holiday Party by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics On Thursday, December 18th Santa and five elves came to the Latham School Campus to shower each and every student with a well-thought-out gift. The holidays ar ... Read on »
Expanding our Community: Values in Action by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics As we are coming to the end of the month, Latham employees are being encouraged to return to the Circle of Courage tenet of “Generosity” and what it means to them. Over ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: The Christmas Countdown by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics For any parent, this week is stressful. For the parent of a child with PWS, it can be next to impossible without the right supports in place. Here are some tips to ... Read on »