The Watson Institute’s special education teachers and instructional aides create high-quality learning environments in the classrooms, adapting daily activities to meet each students’ needs. One of the many ways Watson staff adapt to the students’ needs is through utilization of special education technology in the classrooms – such as smart boards, iPads, and iPad apps. … Read More
With its many special education school programs, the Watson Institute wants to proudly ‘brag-on’ the many student accomplishments over this past school year. This has been an exciting year for the Watson Institute! In September 2015, we broke ground on the site where our brand new Education Center South will be opening in South Fayette … Read More
At the Watson Institute, in addition to providing high quality special education and support services to our students, many of whom have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurological impairment, or developmental disability, we also work to support the family unit as a whole. Stacy Hurt, mother of Emmett, a student at the Watson Institute’s Education Center, recently shared … Read More
Watson Life Resources
Preparing for a Visitor
I am going to visit my non-verbal, six year old grandson. I only see him once a year in his space but he knows me from Skype. What are some tips on making this process easier for him?
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?