PWS咨询 服务

Latham Centers' Prader-Willi syndrome consultation team provides customized consultation services tailored to the specific challenges 和 needs of children 和 adults with PWS. Our consultation initiatives serve to equip the larger PWS community with best practices. 

Consultation services are provided to day program, group home, school, 和 home environments. In order to best prepare for the consult, the Latham Centers team schedules an initial discussion of the current situation 和 goals for the consult. The team requests current materials 和 documents pertaining to the individual. The consult team also requires an approved invoice from the payor source. The Latham Centers team plans their own travel 和 accommodations (reimbursable upon receipt of invoice).

The consultation may include:

  • Environmental Analyses
  • 面试
  • Observations (including home, day program, transportation, 和 教育al environments)
  • 团队会议
  • 培训
  • 研讨会
  • Review of Previously Used Plans
  • Recommendations 和 Tools for Success

Generally, the Latham Centers consult team will cover topics including, but not limited to:

  • 遗传学
  • 医疗
  • 焦虑
  • 行为
  • 寻找食物
  • 最佳实践
  • Strategies for Success
  • 案例研究

The Consultants will provide the team with:

  • Environmental Analysis
  • 观察笔记
  • Overview of best practices based on the training
  • Copies of all training materials
  • Written recommendations
  • 副本 LivingHealthy Cookbook 和 Supplement

To learn more about Latham Centers’ PWS咨询s, experiences, 和 rates, please contact our 招生团队

教育 & 意识

Patrice 和 Brittni discuss Latham Centers' opportunities 和 consultations
Im年龄 drawn by a Latham Resident of a Main House

“On behalf of the entire team, thank you for your time 和 expertise; we found the workshop profoundly helpful to our work with [our student]. We began to introduce [her favorite staff’s] leaving 和 utilized a social story to introduce this transition. 除了, we’re working with [our student] to create her list of people who help her with school, 感情, 或问题.”

~ Special Education Department Chair

“We have found your consultation to be very helpful 和 look forward to our follow-up visit.  The staff are so grateful for all of the tools they have taken away from this.”

~ Director of Student 服务

Patrice Carroll, LICSW
Director of PWS 服务

Patrice Carroll, LICSW, is world-renowned for her Prader-Willi syndrome expertise. As Director of PWS 服务 at Latham Centers, she works with Latham students 和 residents 和 their families, as well as experts in the field, teaching 和 learning PWS best practices. Patrice also serves on the IPWSO (International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation) Caregivers Board, 和 she co-chairs the PWSA | USA Professional Providers Advisory Board.


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