At the Watson Institute, we share the goal of our students’ parents – helping their child succeed. We know that in order for our students to be successful, we also need to support their families. One of the ways we do this is through our parent support groups. Parent Support Groups at Watson Nearly 30 […]
Watson Institute Approves Reopening Plan
At the Watson Institute, the health and safety of our students, staff, and team members is our number one priority. Since March, we have monitored the COVID-19 situation closely and continue to take direction from our local, state, and federal authorities. The Watson Pandemic Team has released our Health & Safety Plan and School Reopening Plan. You can read the full plan documents on our website.Read Full Plans
Watson Institute Continuity of Education Plan
The Watson Institute is committed to supporting our students and families whom, as all of us, have had many changes in their lives. The goal of Watson’s Continuity of Education Plan is to present lessons and activities to students and their families in the form of Planned Instruction and Review and Enrichment. View the full text of Watson’s Continuity of Education Plan.
A Letter from Barry W. Bohn, President & CEO of the Watson Institute
In recent weeks, our country has been torn by the events related to the death of George Floyd and similar incidents of racial inequities. The Watson Institute stands in solidarity with our students, families, and staff members of color.
Supporting Parents of Children with Special Needs
Supporting Students through Virtual Learning
At the Watson Institute, helping students with special needs achieve their academic and developmental goals is our priority. Although schools were closed in the second half of the school year for in-person learning, educators at the Watson Institute adapted their approach to ensure our students still received the educational lessons and support they needed to […]
A letter from Barry W. Bohn, President & CEO of the Watson Institute
In recent weeks, our country has been torn by the events related to the death of George Floyd and similar incidents of racial inequities. The Watson Institute stands in solidarity with our students, families, and staff members of color […]
Watson Life Resources
Adding Structure to Reduce Problem Behaviors
Some children can become over-stimulated or agitated by their surroundings and benefit from increased structure and a controlled environment. This answer provides suggestions to help decrease your child's difficult behaviors by making some changes to the home environment.
Replacement Behaviors: Vocal & Motor Self-Stimulation
Sometimes vocal and motor self-stimulatory behaviors can interfere with learning and community inclusion. Knowing the function(s) will determine your intervention as well as replacement behavior(s).