Tip of the Week: Finding support through the holidays

As we enter the holiday season it is especially critical to seek out and maintain support through the PWS community. Either in person or online there are many opportunities through conferences, local associations, or virtual get-togethers to be around people who understand the unique stressors of being a parent or loved one of someone diagnosed with PWS. If you need suggestions or connections do not hesitate to reach out to us for ideas.


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 and their families, as well as experts in the field, teaching and learning PWS best practices. Patrice also serves on the IPWSO (International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation) Caregivers Board, and she co-chairs the PWSA | USA Professional Providers Advisory Board. If you have PWS-related questions, we invite you to email TipTopics@LathamCenters.org.

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