Rare Disease Day (Part 3): “Children and adults living with PWS face the world with such bravery and resilience… on this day we celebrate them”

March 2, 2023

“On Rare Disease Day, we celebrate the extraordinary people in our lives that show us what it means to be one of a kind,” said Latham Centers’ Patrice Carroll, LICSW, Director of PWS Services. “Children and adults living with Prader-Willi syndrome face the world with such bravery and resilience and on this day, we celebrate…

Latham Celebrates Rare Disease Day (Part 2): “I have learned so much from each of our students and strive to be more like them”

March 1, 2023

In our second Rare Disease Day video, we showcase seven additional students who light up a room and impress staff and peers every day. During this exercise with staff, Chris H. responded to the prompt, “I have learned so much from each of our students and strive to be more like them. On their good…

Latham Celebrates Rare Disease Day: Showing Love and Appreciation

February 28, 2023

Our Admissions Team gave a tour recently to a parent who said, “Everyone seems so caring and welcoming.” Her son, also on the tour, said, “Mom, I think I could be around people who understand me here.” Latham Centers is a place where individuals can go to be understood and welcomed, and where their unique…

Lunch with Latham presents Dr. Colleen Sari on Thursday, March 9th

February 27, 2023

Please join the Latham Centers PWS Outreach Team on March 9, 2023, at 12:30 PM for the latest Lunch with Latham webinar entitled The Genetics of PWS Leading to Anxiety and Behavior Problems. During this Lunch with Latham, Dr. Colleen Sari, Child Psychiatrist in the Children’s Program, will explore the genetics of Prader-Willi syndrome leading…

Petting Zoo comes to Latham School: Animals charm students and staff

February 23, 2023

Latham students and staff were treated with a visit from Blazing Saddles Pony Parties and Petting Zoo last week! Funded by an anonymous donor who wanted to bring this activity to campus for our residents, the petting zoo was meant to be a special occasion that would bring smiles to the students’ faces. Mission successful!…

Students visit the Mass Audubon to learn about coastal birds

February 22, 2023

Our students on campus visited the Mass Audubon in Wellfleet to learn about coastal birds on Cape Cod. Special Education Teachers Jeffrey Lee and Lisa Radtke helped to coordinate the activity. “We had the opportunity for the amazing staff from the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Center host us to learn about coastal birds and how birds…

National Love Your Pets Day: something to celebrate!

February 21, 2023

Happy National Love your Pets Day! This video has images from over 30 staff and families, and even a sweet treat at end! Thank you to all the staff and families who participated in this initiative.

A glimpse into our February Children’s Residential Activities

February 20, 2023

At our Latham School campus, students have enjoyed a variety of activities this month. The weather on the Cape has been a mix of mild sunny days and cold gray days. Programming has been fantastic despite the weather shifts. Daniel Anderson, Residential Activities Coordinator, organizes the Residential Activities Calendar and distributes it to staff and…

Celebrating Black History Month on Campus: Learning about our Heroes

February 16, 2023

A screenshot from the Epic Reading Site, the online platform we use for reading over Zoom. The numbers on the image identify how to draw the racket, step-by-step. Throughout Black History Month, the students and employees of Latham look forward to different opportunities to learn about our heroes! To kick off February, the Admissions and…

The Residents and Staff of Latham Centers wish you and yours a Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2023

Today Latham Centers students and adults celebrate Valentine’s Day with their peers and staff. Across program participants are participating in fun dances, delicious special meals, and themed crafts. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours – it’s time to spread the love!

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