TEACCH Training Summer 2015

TEACCH Training Summer 2015

July 27 - 31 at Watson's Sewickley Campus. A week-long seminar, offered by The Watson Institute in collaboration with staff from Division TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped Children) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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June 15th, 2015

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a sensory friendly performance

The Pittsburgh Symphony is offering discounted tickets to their sensory friendly Celebrate Pittsburgh performance on Saturday, June 27, 2015 for families, friends and staff of The Watson Institute. To take advantage of your discount, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org, click “promo code” in the upper right corner, then enter promo code WATSON to buy your tickets. Tickets can … Read More

June 2nd, 2015

The Watson Institute is Growing!

The Watson Institute recently finalized the purchase of an 18.5 acre parcel of land on Hickory Grade Road in South Fayette Township for the construction of a new school for children with special needs.  The new school will essentially replicate the programs and services offered at Watson’s Education Center in Sewickley, PA.   “This new school … Read More

May 21st, 2015

Clearview Federal Credit Union and Pitt Athletics Team Up for Watson

Clearview Federal Credit Union recently donated $10,800 to The Watson Institute. The donation is the result of a special “Points for Pediatrics” program, through which Clearview partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Men’s Basketball and Football teams for the 2014-2015 seasons. As part of the program, Clearview pledged to make a $40 donation for each … Read More

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Substitution for Sensory Seeking Screams

My son is non-verbal. Recently he has begun screaming. This is not out of anger, but to hear his own voice. It is quite loud and can be very distracting at home to his siblings and out in public. I don’t want to discourage his trying to communicate, so am not sure how to handle it.

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School Pen Pals: A Fun Way to Ease Transition to Middle School

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