4th Annual Latham Open charity tournament planned for August 12th – 14th

July 28, 2022

We are happy to announce that the 4th annual Latham Open charity singles tennis tournament will be held at the Harwich Community Tennis Courts at Brooks Park on August 12th – 14th, 2022. The USTA-sanctioned tournament, a fundraiser to benefit Latham School, was started in 2019 by high school students Rufus McCleery and Oliver Prantis.…

SummerTide students feed the butterflies at the Natural History Museum

July 27, 2022

Our students have amazing opportunities over the summer months in our coveted SummerTide program, including visits to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster.  Special Education Teacher Jeff Lee said in an email about their recent butterfly visit at the museum: “I wanted to thank everyone who assisted in making the first science…

Urgent message from ADDP and the Collaborative: Help is needed now

July 26, 2022

In case you missed this important, time-sensitive message from the Collaborative:   We are very pleased to report that our collective efforts to elevate the human services workforce crisis with the Legislature continues to be successful.  Recently, the Senate included $250 million in its Economic Development bill to fund supplemental workforce payments for Chapter 257…

Staff Spotlight: Kristin Albano, 2022 William McClennan Award Recipient

July 25, 2022

Congratulations to Kristin Albano, recipient of the William McClennan Award announced at Latham Centers’ Year-End Celebration last month. Gina Sheehan, Director of Adult Services, presented the award to Kris: “If you look up Administrative Assistant in the dictionary, you will find the following definition: a person whose job is to support an executive, a group,…

LathamWorks students’ beautiful floral arrangements

July 22, 2022

The LathamWorks Vocational Program gives our students opportunities for paid, meaningful employment. One of their recent horticulture projects impressed and delighted Latham staff, families, and friends at our Year-End Celebration. Students worked together to create gorgeous flowerpots to place around campus and use as table centerpieces. Katrina Kozak, Director of National Outreach, said that in…

Student Spotlight: Scott receives President’s Award for Outstanding Vocational Achievement

July 21, 2022

Latham Centers’ Vocational Program is truly impressive. Students have opportunities to work on campus and in the community, with the support of our Career Services Manager and Job Coaches. Based on each student’s interests and abilities, the team works together to determine appropriate job choices. Students are responsible for working their hardest, learning new skills,…

Reflections: Latham Centers’ 2022 Year-End Celebration

July 18, 2022

Latham Centers’ Year-End Celebration last month was a huge success. The event, held outside at our Brewster campus again this year (thankfully), is the culmination of our traditional school year – before the SummerTide program begins. Director of National Outreach Katrina Kozak shared these event highlights: “Featured speeches, awards, vocal performances, and even a dance…

Staff Spotlight: Mac Selesnick earns Roy T. Morgan Award

July 14, 2022

Mac Selesnick, a Residential Supervisor in our Children’s Program, was honored with the Roy T. Morgan Award* at Latham’s 2022 Year-End Celebration. The Morgan Award acknowledges staff and supervisors who have made a significant contribution to the work of Latham Centers and the children and adults we serve. When Taylor Burns (Assistant Director of Weekend…

Honoring Mia, winner of Latham’s Special Olympics Athlete of the Year Award

July 12, 2022

The Latham Hawks represent our Children’s Program at Special Olympics events throughout the year. Students attend regular practices, support their teammates, and play to the best of their ability. At our 2022 Year-End Celebration, Monique Williams (Director of Health and Wellness) and Danny Anderson (Residential Activities Coordinator) announced that Mia was selected as Latham’s Special…

Latham presents at international PWS conference in Ireland

July 11, 2022

Pictured (left to right): Colleen Sari, MD; Laura Haskew; Joey Mallon; Lee Chamberlain; Shanna Cipro; Monique Williams; Patricia Morgan; Bethany Franklin; Greg Powers; Patrice Carroll; Brittni Kliment; and Matthew O’Sullivan. Twelve Latham Centers leaders traveled to Ireland last week to participate in the 2022 International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation Conference (IPWSO) at the University of Limerick,…

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Latham School:

Reaching for the Future

At Latham School, children from 8 years to young adults of 22 years are under the care of a special needs teacher and aide. In small home room classes of eight or fewer students. …Read more.

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Safe Passage to Adulthood

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