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TIP of the WEEK: The Importance of Training
We spent this past week with a visit from Dr. Jan Forster and Dr. Linda Gourash from the Pittsburg Partnership. Both Dr. Forster and Dr. Gourash are ongoing consultants for… Click for more.
Pittsburgh, PWS and Latham
Sometimes our impressions of places we haven’t actually seen are formed by images from our childhood. I had a vision of Pittsburgh that was far from complimentary; and I couldn’t… Click for more.
News From The International Prader-Willi Conference
Jonathan Smith, Director of Children’s Services, and Christine Gallant, Director of Training and Marketing, recently attended the International Prader Willi Conference in Herne, Germany. This international group of doctors and… Click for more.
PWS Diet News
Persons on the low fat PWS diet are most likely deficient in both omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids. These nutrients have been reported to have beneficial effects… Click for more.
From the Diet and Menu Group
The Diet and Menu group has met three times since Dr. Forster’s visit in February. We are currently working on upgrading the menu to make it more “user friendly” for… Click for more.
A Report From the Behavior Group
One of the biggest areas of concern when our group first met was the lack of sexual education for the PWS adults. This has been an issue we have discussed… Click for more.
Recreation and Exercise Group on the Move
The Recreation and Exercise group presented information about activities to Dr. Forster on her last visit. In both adult and children services, we are attempting to schedule a wider variety… Click for more.
Training Group Presents Progress
The Training Group presented their progress to date at a meeting with Dr. Janice Forster and Latham staff held at the Brewster Ladies Library on Wednesday April 1, 2009. The… Click for more.
Facilities Group Looks at Smart Technology
Since this fall, the Facilities Action Group has been looking for ways to improve. On April 1st, we presented some of our findings to Dr. Janice Forster and the rest… Click for more.
Dr. Forster Impressed With Continued Excellence
Latham has been working with Dr. Janice Forster to find new ways to improve upon our PWS programming. Following her visit this fall, Action Groups were created that focused on… Click for more.
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