Tip of the Week: IPWSO sessions

July 8, 2022

Yesterday was Professional Providers and Caregivers (Day One) at the Limerick, Ireland IPWSO conference! Johannes, a young man with Prader-Willi syndrome, talked about his hopes and dreams for the future.  Patrice Carroll, LICSW, is world-renowned for her Prader-Willi syndrome expertise. As Director of PWS Services at Latham Centers, she works with Latham students and residents…

We’re in Ireland! Team Latham presents at International PWS Conference

July 7, 2022

Latham Centers is thrilled to be a part of the 11th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation Conference at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Hello from Latham to our conference team across the pond – we’re missing you on Cape Cod!  The IPWSO conference runs through Sunday, July 10th. 

Kindness, Resilience, and Hope: Celebrating our students and staff

June 30, 2022

It has been a long time since we have been able to host an event, so our 2022 Year-End Celebration of Kindness, Resilience, and Hope on June 23rd ushered in summer with unforgettable moments and reflections. In her welcome to Latham students, families, staff, and special guests, President & CEO Anne McManus noted that although…

“LivingHealthy with PWS” newsletter spotlights program happenings

June 28, 2022

We’ve published our 18th quarterly newsletter for the greater Prader-Willi syndrome community! The latest edition is available on our website: https://www.lathamcenters.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/LivingHealthyVol.18.pdf.  This issue of LivingHealthy with PWS includes the following feature stories: Latham’s Siblings Group Campus Happenings “First Fridays” – Fun & Friendship in Adult Services PWS Conferences – New York, Ireland, and Chicago Children’s Program’s Award-Winning Parade Float Latham…

Recap of 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

June 27, 2022

Still shots from the dynamic Juneteenth Celebration on Monday, June 20th Latham Centers’ Juneteenth Committee hosted a powerful and dynamic virtual program for over 70 people last week. From our Brewster campus to places across the country, our greater Latham community joined the hour-long event featuring spoken word from talented artists and a performance by…

Adult Services continues to expand Supported Community Living opportunities

June 21, 2022

Creating opportunities for independence, part of our agency’s mission, happens every day in our Shared Living Program. “Caring for our individuals is more than just helping people with their daily activities. It’s assisting in cultivating life skills and fostering independence,” Caren Richards noted. Caren is Latham Centers’ Assistant Supported Community Living Manager, and she has been…

Please join us – registration is LIVE for our 12th Annual Latham Charity Golf Classic!

June 20, 2022

We invite you to support our vital programs by participating as a tournament sponsor and/or golfer at Latham’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster. The Golf Classic is Latham Centers’ largest annual fundraiser. Participants will enjoy a beautiful day of golf on…

Latham Staff Perspectives: Learning at the Prader-Willi Alliance of New York Conference

June 17, 2022

Latham team members pictured: Matt holding up a water bottle on ‘Cheetah Tuesday’ during Staff Appreciation Week; Rob at the Aquarium with his suite; Dr. Sari exploring the Cape on a bike ride; and Taylor during Brewster in Bloom with Luke ! Latham Centers staffers returned from the recent PWANY Conference in Binghamton with new…

Sharing our staff’s hope and resilience with Secretary Sudders

June 16, 2022

Our Adult Services Program was asked to give EOHHS Secretary Marylou Sudders a tour of one of Latham Centers’ group residences earlier this week. We were happy to introduce the Secretary to some of our residents and give her the opportunity to meet some of our outstanding staff. Following the tour, we met briefly with…

2022 Student T-Shirt Design Contest results announced

June 14, 2022

Our annual Student T-Shirt Design Contest is legendary here at Latham. Katrina Kozak, Director of National Outreach, said this year’s contest entries “blew staff away!” Katrina shared highlights of the tradition that has been led by Clinician Beth Conway for many years: “Annually, our students are given the opportunity to submit an entry for the…

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