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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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Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club overnight package available on Bidding for Good! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Learn about our Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club Package on our Bidding for Good site to support the children and adults with complex special needs at Latham Cen ... Read on »
LATHAM PROFILES: Kevin Monteiro, Maintenance Dept. by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics LATHAM PROFILES: Kevin Monteiro,  Maintenance Department What do you enjoy most about your job? I enjoy working with a great team and knowing that what we do i ... Read on »
New items added to Latham Centers Bidding for Good Auction! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Have you checked out the Latham Centers Bidding For Good Auction Recently? Five additional items were added today with more to come next week. Take a look at and bid on t ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Making Friends by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics The number one issue that we hear about from families is their child's lack of friends and meaningful relationships outside of family. This is a great challenge for our ... Read on »
Derek & I by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I never thought Derek Jeter and I would have something in common but apparently we both decided to retire at the exact same time. This has been a roller coaster kind of we ... Read on »
"And they said my child would never..." by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics A touching short film for parents of children born with Prader Willi Syndrome who were told their children would never function with normalcy. These parents prove not onl ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Keep Breathing by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We often overlook the benefits of taking deep, mindful breaths. We have busy lives, little time, and rarely put ourselves first but this is one thing that we can make ... Read on »
And they said my child would never... by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Parents of children born with Prader Willi Syndrome were told their children would never function with normalcy. These parents prove not only the doctors wrong, but anyone ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Executive Function Disorder-Revisited by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I have received a number of questions over the past few weeks about executive function disorder so I have decided to re run a past blog with some addit ... Read on »
LATHAM PROFILES: Meaghan Hengst by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Latham Profiles: Meagham Hengst Children's Residential Counselor What do you enjoy most about your job? The things I enjoy most about my job is that I am able ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: The Grieving Process in PWS by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics The grief process for the person with PWS may look different than it does for the typical person; but it is no less painful. Here are some tips to help the person wi ... Read on »
Last Day of Summer Break! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ending summer vacation the right way with a round of mini-golf at Pirate's Cove! Submitted by:Kristi Dolbec Read on »
10 Reasons Why I Teach at Latham Centers by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics 1. Our unique population of students. 2. Creativity and freedom in lesson planning. 3. Opportunity to learn about many different intellectual, developmental, and beh ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Back To School Part 2 by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics By this time, most of your kids have started their first week of school. You have either experienced a honeymoon period where everything went smoothly and accordin ... Read on »
Why I Work at Latham Centers by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics The ability to create special, personal memories with the students is why being a teacher at Latham beats anywhere else. Being able to create a mural in my sensory room ... Read on »
Latham Lessons by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Someone asked me today how many years have I worked at Latham. Thirty. 3 – Zero. Thirty years at this wonderful place. Some of the staff I am now training aren’t even that ... Read on »
TIP of the WEEK: Teaching Boundary Skills by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Learning and respecting appropriate boundaries is the cornerstone to making and maintaining friendships and becoming a functioning member of society. Unfortunately ... Read on »
Vacation Week at Latham! by Latham Centers Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics What types of activities do the students excitedly wait for during this week? Here is one that we truly enjoy. It is  educational but mostly…it’s fun. What a gre ... Read on »