Every year, students with special needs at the Watson Institute’s Education Center Sewickley participate in classroom projects to develop their vocational and life skills. A few times a year, these projects are created to also support charitable activities to teach the importance of supporting the local community and citizenship. Students in Gabrielle Sikora’s classroom follow … Read More
Special Education Careers
Are you looking to start your special education career or find a job in the mental and behavioral health field? Watson is looking for compassionate individuals to join our family of educators, therapists, social workers, psychologists, and more who are providing quality special education services to children ages 3 to 21. Whether you've just graduated high school and are looking for summer employment, or have a Master's Degree and years of field experience, you can find a career in special education at Watson. Want to know what it's like to work here? Hear from one of our special education teachers as she shares her experience about working in this dynamic environment. Also, check out our current openings and apply today!Apply Now
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
Are you looking for comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services such as therapy, wraparound services, or diagnostic assessments? Watson offers all of these outpatient services for children up to age 21. Request an appointment today!
TEACCH Autism Program Training
Are you an educator looking to learn more about teaching students with autism spectrum disorder? Register today for the 2018 TEACCH autism training program, a weeklong hands-on seminar at Watson July 30th-August 3rd.
Does your child with special needs engage in concerning behaviors such as throat clearing, vocal tics or finger crossing? In today’s Teacher Tips newsletter, learn how to identify repetitive behaviors in your child and how to seek out interventions. Start by addressing your concerns over your child’s behaviors with his/her medical team as well as … Read More
At the Watson Institute, our special education teachers and staff work to adapt educational programming to best serve our students’ individualized needs. In the WISCA program, students with high functioning autism spectrum disorder receive therapeutic supports to help them work through assignments and learn social and behavior skills. Throughout the last school year, Jennifer Do, … Read More