Brewster Chamber presents Latham with “Best In Show” Award

June 13, 2022

Latham Centers’ 2022 Brewster in Bloom Parade float has been awarded Best In Show! Eariler today, Children’s Program representatives were presented with the award certificate by Brewster Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kyle Hinkle.   Thanks so much to Emile and Peyton for welcoming Kyle to campus and sharing in the excitement of this recognition! Pictured in…

PWS University Episode 20: The Magic of Latham – “it’s like Disney!”

June 10, 2022

Our LivingHealthy with PWS Podcast highlights our students, staff, and culture at Latham Centers as well as in our overarching PWS Community. In our most recent podcast, we focus on the magic of Latham Centers for a person diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome. Susan LaPlant’s beautiful perspective about the Latham community and “dream environment” for someone…

Training Team welcomes 19 new staff members

June 9, 2022

Danielle and Patti from Latham Centers’ Training Team are so happy to be working with an impressive June Orientation group! Danielle Kinder, Director of Employee Training & Development, said she and Patti Hynes-Morris have enjoyed getting to know our new staff members during this first week of training/orientation. “We are thrilled to have new, fresh,…

Classroom field trips in the Children’s Program

June 7, 2022

Our Latham teachers are incredible! “Not only do our teachers take our students on fun-filled outings, but they follow up by sending uplifting emails to all of our Children’s Program staff. I love seeing these emails because it makes me feel like I’m part of the outing!” ~Katrina Kozak Here are recent highlights: Jeff Lee’s…

Latham’s 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration: June 20th via Zoom

June 6, 2022

Please join us as we gather online to celebrate Juneteenth on Monday, June 20th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (EST).  Latham Centers’ second annual virtual event will include spoken word artists, singers, and poets joining our Zoom celebration to express what Juneteenth means to them. Our students, adult individuals, staff, and Latham families are all invited, and we…

First Friday fun and relaxation: “New You Yoga”

June 3, 2022

Adult Services continued their “First Friday” series of events with an April yoga session, a May Spring Fling, and tonight, “Get Artsy”! (In case you missed the “Bingo Night” post, highlights are here.) Residential Manager Kristen Furtado, the program’s First Friday Committee lead, said the monthly First Friday events give all the residents something fun…

Latham Hawks support Cape Cod Law Enforcement in Torch Run: Proceeds Donated to Special Olympics

June 1, 2022

The Cape Cod Law Enforcement Torch Run is a moving and uplifting annual event that runs past our school campus on Route 6A in Brewster. On May 25th, Latham students participated in the Torch Run by helping out at a water station and cheering on our local law enforcement. Running with a “Flame of Hope,”…

PWS Awareness Month – Wrap-Up

June 1, 2022

Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness 2022:  We hope you enjoyed our PWS Tip of the Day each day of PWS Awareness Month in May. Never stop advocating and educating your community about PWS. Children and adults with PWS deserve to be in safe, PWS-aware communities where they can be themselves and thrive.

Clinical Corner: ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ from our students

May 31, 2022

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 two of our suites in a recent group session with Lead Clinician Carlyn Setchell. Carlyn proudly shared highlights: “The Golden Rules of Life are helpful,…

PWS Awareness Month (May 31) – Diet

May 31, 2022

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 to be sustainable, so pick one that you can do easily and maintain for the long run.

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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

While some Latham children return home to family or enroll in programs closer to home, others may transition to our Adult Programs or remain on Cape Cod to live independently …Read more.

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