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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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A Perfect Prom for a Positive Pupil (with Help from Community Partners) by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Annually our students highly anticipate the Best Buddies prom. This year is different because for the first time Neiman Marcus Natick has donated a plethora of be ... Read on »
Latham Centers to host Charitable Gift Annuity Informational Seminar with Local Professionals... by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Centers invites the public to a free informational seminar on Charitable Gift Annuities on Wednesday, June 11th from 3:30-5pm at the Orleans Snow Library located ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Safe Summer Fun by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics With the unofficial start to summer happening this weekend it's a good time to talk about all of the summer activities that we love to participate in. Cookouts, picnic ... Read on »
It's Prom Dress Fitting Day in the West Wing! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics     The West Wing girls spent their morning having their dresses fitted for the upcoming prom! This years prom will take place on Monday, June 2nd. ... Read on »
Rites of School Passage by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics There is a buzz in the air here at Latham. I’m not sure who is more excited, the students or the staff. Next week is Prom. That is the marquee event of the season for ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Sneaking in Exercise by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics One of the best ways to get your child to exercise is to not call it exercise! Getting active and having fun together doesn't have to be a chore and once the habit of ... Read on »
Remember When by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Years can begin to blend into each other when you have worked at the same place for a long time. I have begun to confuse the years when I “think” a student spent some ti ... Read on »
A Love Poem From a Parent About her Child by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics In the spirit of Mother's Day, a love poem from a parent about her child. Happy Mother's Day to all who cherish, care for, protect, teach, and inspire children.           ... Read on »
Long Pond Classroom Celebrates Cinco de Mayo! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics The classroom was alive with Spanish music and busy students making Sombreros. The students made their hats out of newspapers and then painted them with festive color ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Taking Care of the Caregiver by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics For the first week of PWS awareness month I would like to address the needs and challenges of professionals working with the PWS population. Personally I have never ... Read on »
Announcing Latham Lifelong Pet Care at Paws at the Beach Pet Party! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Centers announces its new vocational program, Latham Lifelong Pet Care! This program offers paid opportunities for our children and adults via community dog ... Read on »
We parked the car in Harvard yard…literally! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I went to Harvard yesterday! And our biggest challenge was finding the parking garage. While that was, in fact, the most difficult part of our day, it wasn’t the most gratif ... Read on »
Brewster (and Orleans) in Bloom This Weekend! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Saturday’s spectacular weather was a show-stopping backdrop to Latham School’s Open House and evening benefit concert by Cape Cod American Idol Siobhan Magnus.   Lat ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Visual Schedules by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Students with PWS thrive on a structured environment as well as a structured schedule.  Some students benefit from visual schedules that offer both dense reinforcement and a ... Read on »
PQI: Mining the Data by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Data analysis is an on-going process here at Latham Centers. We strive for excellence and work hard to show that what we do has a positive effect on those we sup ... Read on »
The Herring are Running! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics It’s time! The herring are running. This time honored tradition is happening now. Put down those iPads and cell phones and take the kids to see something amazing and ... Read on »
Outside Play! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We have much to be thankful for as we progress through the seasons. I am delighted to arrive and depart work in the daylight. I love hearing the voices of students pla ... Read on »
Cape and Islands DDS Citizen Advisory Boards Holds Annual Recognition Breakfast by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics (Pictured) Rep. Sarah Peake, Linda Baird, Justin, Rep. Cleon Turner, Sen. Dan Wolf Every year The Cape Cod and Islands DDS Citizen Advisory Board h ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Living with Anxiety by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Anxiety and PWS go hand in hand. Our kids live every day battling anxiety that ranges from mild to crippling depending on the situation. Even the most anxious child ... Read on »
Latham School to Host Rare Open House for Brewster in Bloom Weekend by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham School of Brewster invites the public to attend one of two Open House campus tours on Saturday, May 3 during Brewster in Bloom weekend. Staff and volunte ... Read on »