Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Watson is hosting a Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) training seminar on Friday, July 21st. Register today to learn techniques to improve language development in children with autism spectrum disorder.

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TEACCH Autism Program

TEACCH Autism Program

Watson is hosting its annual week-long TEACCH autism program training for educators of children with autism spectrum disorder from July 31st-August 4th.

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June 20th, 2017

Special Education Transition for Friendship Academy Students

Special Education Transition for Friendship Academy Students

As part of Watson’s goal to prepare students for the special education transition post-graduation, Rebecca Muntean was added to the Community Based Vocation team at Friendship Academy. In this role, she is able to utilize her experience as an instructional aide working with students with behavioral and mental health challenges at the school. Becca wanted … Read More

June 6th, 2017

Special Education Strategies: Alternatives to Missing Recess

Do you have a student who struggles with task completion? Is recess or play period withheld as a punitive action until their work is completed? In today’s Teacher Tips newsletter, Watson suggests alternatives to withholding recess or play time for students who struggle with task completion in class. Studies show the importance of recess/play for students’ … Read More

May 18th, 2017

Watson’s 6th Annual Prom Celebration

Watson’s 6th Annual Prom Celebration

Students with special needs at the Watson Institute’s Education Centers in Sewickley and Bridgeville recently dressed to impress in preparation for the 6th annual Prom. The Prom, a tradition for many high school students, started at Watson in 2011 when Katie Patterson, Program Coordinator at the Education Center Sewickley, along with a few other staff members decided … Read More

Watson Life Resources

Obtaining an Evaluation

Where can I obtain an evaluation for my child?

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Turn Taking in Play and Conversation

I have a client who has difficulty with turn taking. What kind of intervention strategies or games could I play to help him comprehend turn taking?

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