Wouldn’t it be great to get a jump start on the holidays while wearing your flip flops? You can make an impact in a child’s life by making a charitable contribution to the Watson Institute – all from the comfort of your favorite beach chair! The Watson Institute is a special education organization, serving children … Read More
Special Education Jobs
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!
Special Education Training & Consultation Services
Are you an educator looking to learn more about teaching students with special needs? Contact us today to learn more about our special education training and consultation services to districts and educators.
At the Watson Institute, staff are encouraged to pursue research projects in their fields of expertise and publish or present those findings with their industry community. Dr. Amy Camodeca and Dr. Jennifer Croyle, two psychologists in the outpatient behavioral and mental health services department at Watson have spent over three years researching instruments that are … Read More
At the Watson Institute, special education transition services help prepare our students to make the transition into adulthood after graduation or to transition smoothly back to their school district. We support students with special needs to help them achieve their educational, social, and developmental goals. The length of time a student attends the Watson Institute … Read More
Watson Life Resources
Visual Field Trip Itinerary
Many children feel anxious if they don't know what to expect from a new situation. Providing a visual "itinerary" of upcoming events can help them understand and increase their comfort level.
Preparing for Visitors
Visitors, especially near the holidays, may cause anxiety for some people. This answer provides a number of strategies that may help reduce anxiety and promote positive experiences.