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Filtered by Archive: May 2022
Clinical Corner: ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ from our students
Latham students regularly participate in clinical group sessions focused on social development (in addition to one-to-one sessions focused on individual therapies). ‘The Golden Rules of Life’ was the topic for… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 31) – Diet
There are so many diet recommendations for people with Prader-Willi syndrome that it’s hard to keep up! Go with the diet that best fits your family’s lifestyle. A diet/menu needs… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 30) – Siblings
Having a sibling with PWS can be difficult, especially for younger children. Allow siblings to express themselves, give them alone time with you, and reach out to local organizations to… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 29) – Water ideas
Many people with Prader-Willi syndrome do not like the taste of water. Be creative without adding sugar or sugar substitutes by adding fresh fruits and/or vegetables like berries, cucumber, mint,… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 28) – Sun precautions
People with Prader-Willi syndrome are born with less melanin than the rest of their family, causing pale skin. Be mindful any time they are out in the sun because burns… Click for more.
Latham staff present at PWANY Conference
Over fifteen Latham Centers staff from our Children’s and Adult Programs attended the Prader-Willi Alliance of New York Conference last week. Staff from our vocational, nursing, residential, educational, and admissions… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 27) – Schedules
Try scheduling non-preferred tasks before preferred tasks with your loved one with Prader-Willi syndrome. In the morning, be sure all of the routine is scheduled before having breakfast to make… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 26)
Many disruptive behaviors we see in Prader-Willi syndrome are due to a misunderstanding or miscommunication. People with PWS typically have slow processing speed and only hear the last thing you… Click for more.
Students find their ‘Inner Superhero’ in campus art project
Residential Activities Coordinator Danny Anderson shared highlights from a recent “Create your own superhero” activity on campus. Danny said, “Huge shout out to Chris Fitz, Cooper, Hanna G, and Kevin… Click for more.
PWS Awareness Month (May 25) – Scoliosis
Scoliosis is very common in people with Prader-Willi syndrome. Surgery may be necessary depending on the percentage of the curvature. Several orthopedic surgeons in the country specialize in scoliosis in… Click for more.
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