MaryClaire Attisano completes OT Doctoral Capstone Project

April 17, 2023

Congratulations to Latham staff member MaryClaire Attisano, a doctoral student at Johnson and Wales University, on the completion of her Occupational Therapy Doctoral Capstone Project. Since 2018, MaryClaire has been a part of Latham’s Children’s Services Program, beginning as an Intern and currently working as a Substitute. It is with much admiration and pride that…

Prom prep at Latham

April 12, 2023

“Put on your dancing shoes and DANCE!” Puritan Cape Cod made a visit to the Latham Centers campus on Friday, April 7th to fit and customize each student’s tux for the prom on June 21st. The boys were measured for a jacket, pants, and shoes by Michael of Puritan. They also tried on different styles…

Tinker Bell behind-the-scenes: “truly a job well done”

April 6, 2023

Pictured: Latham School Teacher Fred Walters and student work together to move props during the production The Brewster Baptist Church was abuzz with staff and students preparing for Latham’s theatrical production, Tinker Bell, on March 16th. Led by Gabrielle Siani, Performing Arts Teacher and Play Director, and with the support of numerous staff members ranging…

Accreditation Team Feedback: Latham Centers is fabulous!

April 5, 2023

Today was a great day for Latham Centers! Our peer survey team from the Council on Accreditation ( wrapped up their review after several days onsite.  At a community meeting open to all employees and Board members, they presented highlights of our agency’s strengths. Their words were empowering and uplifting! The Peer Reviewers (Brandy, John,…

Special Olympics: Children’s Program highlights

April 4, 2023

Pictured: Latham Hawks Special Olympics basketball team (blue jerseys); Latham Hawks bowlers pose for photos with their medals; A group of athletes at the ‘Champions’ movie screening. Our Children’s Program Special Olympics team has impressed and inspired peers, staff, family, and friends at tournaments and practices in recent weeks. Here are just a few highlights:…

Women’s History Month Highlight: Jan Holt, “I’ve taken what I have learned here at Latham and carried it over into my own life as a mother, friend, coworker, and nurse.”

March 31, 2023

Throughout Women’s History Month, we’ve celebrated by featuring a few of our incredible female heroes: Desiree Michienzi of the Children’s Program, Susan LaPLant of the Admissions team, and Lee Chamberlain of Senior Administration. Today we highlight Janice Holt, RN, Adult Services. Jan has been part of the Latham team since 2000. She is a leader…

The incredible cast of Tinkerbell lit up BBC last week

March 29, 2023

Latham students captivated the audience at their March 23rd performance of Tinkerbell at Brewster Baptist Church. Students enthusiastically welcomed guests, delivered their lines with confidence and good humor, and sweetly helped one another throughout the impressive 90-minute show. The audience was bursting with pride and applause at the conclusion of the play. There was SO…

ADDP’s Senator of the Year Award presented at Legislative Budget Forum by Anne McManus

March 28, 2023

Congratulations to Massachusetts State Senator Julian Cyr for being selected as the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers’ Senator of the Year! Senator Cyr was recognized at the Association’s virtual Legislative Budget Forum last week, and the award was introduced by Latham Centers President & CEO Anne McManus. “I am pleased to introduce Julian Cyr, State…

Women’s History Month Highlights: Lee Chamberlain

March 24, 2023

Pictured above: Lee in Ireland for the IPWSO 2022 Conference. Photos include sightseeing and leading a conference session. During Women’s History Month, Latham is selecting a few of our many female heroes to celebrate. Today we highlight Lee Chamberlain, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer. Lee is a frequent face and supportive presence in both…

Patrice Carroll, PWS Specialist, congratulates student during exciting moment.

Patrice Carroll, LICSW, provides expert PWS outreach locally and internationally

March 23, 2023

We’re excited to share news of “Project ECHO” – an initiative bringing crucial information to the world about Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).   Latham’s Director of PWS Services, Patrice Carroll, has been an exceptional PWS education and advocacy leader in the Prader-Willi community for many years. As an active participant in the International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO),…

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Reaching for the Future

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