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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: Limiting Distractions by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Children and adults with PWS are often easily distracted as well as slow to refocus. Keeping distractions to a minimum is essential in allowing the person with PWS ... Read on »
Community Meeting News by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Jessica Hopkins received recognition today at the Children’s community meeting for her excep ... Read on »
Fishing Club News by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Congrats to Liam for catching the first fish of the summer! Way to go!! Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: A Fun Tip on Physical Therapy by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Many folks with PWS have difficulty with gross motor skills. A physical therapist can help people with PWS improve their motor skills, strength, endurance, body and li ... Read on »
Summertide is in Full Swing at Latham! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Click on the images for a larger view Read on »
What If It Rains? by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We are getting ready for the 4th of July here at Latham. Plans are underway for cookouts, beach trips and parades. Apparently we are also keeping a close eye on the weathe ... Read on »
What's Up Latham School? by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics After a very long winter, and an even longer spring, summer has finally arrived. The students of Latham have found many successes over the course of the year. Multiple ... Read on »
Pass it On! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We're spreading the word from our friends at the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Cape Cod Branch in Brewster. If you are in the area tomorrow here is a great reason to sto ... Read on »
Summer Safety by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Summer can be a wonderful time for fun and adventure but it can also be a dangerous time for our kids. Following some basic safety tips can help to keep your s ... Read on »
What Makes Latham So Special? by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Photo: From left - Bob Fitzpatrick, John Charran, Paul Treible, Kevin Monteiro, Bob Steeves , and Day Supervisor Kristi Dolbec in front What makes Latham Cente ... Read on »
Bring On The Swimming Season! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Reasons to encourage our individuals to swim this summer include the following: CALORIE BURN!: A pound of body fat equals 3500 calories. An hour of cardiovascular ... Read on »
Latham Centers Celebrates “Independence” at 2014 Year-End Celebration by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Centers held its 2014 Annual Meeting and Year-End celebration on the campus of Latham School Friday, June 20. The “Independence-themed” celebration featured ... Read on »
Team Latham: Committed and Caring by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Summer has arrived and it is again time to start training for the picturesque Falmouth Road Race . For the past three years, Team Latham has geared up with runners to ... Read on »
"Let it Go", Please... by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Excitement fills the campus for today is the end of year celebration, the end of school and the beginning of summer all rolled into one. Even if this was my day off I wo ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Avoiding Outbursts by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Although it is not always possible to avoid outbursts, with a little planning and appreciation for the thought process of a person with PWS many incidents can be thwarte ... Read on »
Latham Employee Receives Distinguished CCYP Scholarship at CCYP Annual Breakfast by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham employee Dawn Dinnan made us all proud when she accepted a $3,000 scholarship from the Career Connect initiative of Cape Cod Young Professionals at their annu ... Read on »
Cape Cod, Baseball and Latham by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I love my community--the place where I live and the place where I work. Fortunately for me, it is the very same town. This brings me to my love affair with baseball. I ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Summer Savings by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics With summer upon us here are some ideas for free or discounted summer activities for children and adults with disabilities. 1. The federal government offers free l ... Read on »
Visiting the Herd by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I visited the herd down at our Sandwich home this week. There is something quite engaging about donkeys. I’ve never been a horse fan. I prefer to fall off things closer ... Read on »
Latham Lifelong Pet Care in the News by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Lifelong Pet Care , the newest vocational opportunity for our residents at Latham Centers made the headlines recently. Rich Eldred, Brewster reporter, outlines t ... Read on »