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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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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 »
A CHANGE OF VIEW by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Last week I had my second cornea transplant in 17 years – a matching operation now for each eye. The donor tissue was from a 10 year-old child.  I am 49. With age ... Read on »
Latham Says a Bittersweet Goodbye to Graduating Resident Student by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham said a bittersweet goodbye to resident student Ryan M. this week. Ryan proudly graduated Latham School with his high school diploma and a certificate of compl ... Read on »
Community Members Attend Latham Centers’ 11th Annual Holiday Craft Fair; Proceeds Benefit... by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics This year’s craft fair was a true dream come true. We were open to the public and the public response was outstanding.  One shopper showed up before our sale even be ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: It's Not Just About the Calories by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics With Christmas right around the corner some parents have asked that we re-post this blog from a few years ago. One of the hardest things to do is to say no to a chil ... Read on »
LATHAM PROFILES: Katrina Fryklund, Development Associate by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics LATHAM PROFILES Katrina Fryklund Development Associate What do you enjoy most about your job? Every day I am so grateful to have the opportunity to help raise ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Conflict Resolution by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics It is not uncommon for children and adults with PWS to find themselves in the center of a conflict at school, work, or in the community. Poor impulse controls, commu ... Read on »
Latham Works News: Liam to the Rescue! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Liam has been a great example of a student who has found an outlet through vocational work to focus his attention on in a positive way.  Whether sanding a crate until ... Read on »
Circle of Courage: Generosity in Action by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics At Latham Centers, we employ an overarching philosophy that helps to guide us in many of our interactions and communication among staff, residents, and family. This phil ... Read on »
Latham Works News by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Greetings All, The Latham Works crew thought it was a good time to get the ball rolling with some holiday items for sale.  With that in mind, we offer our inaugur ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Following Directions by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Here are some ways to help your kids follow directions 1. Keep instructions clear. Use as few words as possible when giving your kids an instruction. 2. Wait se ... Read on »
Latham Lifelong Pet Care Strides into December – Dog Walking and Pet Sitting available! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics As the weather gets chillier and the holidays approach, don’t forget to tell your friends and family about Latham Lifelong Pet Care . Latham Lifelong Pet Care continues ... Read on »
Latham Centers participates in #GivingTuesday by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, ... Read on »