Latham Centers, Inc., a leader in special education and residential treatment of children and adults with disabilities, announces the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors:  Amy Carroll of Barnstable, and Kathryn Earle of Cohasset.

Ms. Carroll graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a degree in Child Development, and holds a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling Psychology from Lesley University.  She has worked with students with special needs for more than fifteen years; she worked at Latham Centers as an intern and teacher’s aide and currently works at the Riverview School as Assistant Director of Programs and Day Student Liaison.  Ms. Carroll previously served on the Latham Board from 2009 through 2016; she has served as Board Chair and was a member of the Advocacy, Finance, and Public Relations Committees.

Ms. Earle is Principal and Senior Consultant at Touchstone Advisors of Cohasset and specializes in executive leadership development, alignment and integration of business (or mission) strategy, corporate culture and organizational systems, and the leveraging of diversity for strategic advantage. She holds a degree in Psychology from Smith College.  Ms. Earle previously served as Board Chair and was a member of the Finance, Audit, and Nominating Committees.

Latham Centers employs more than 250 people from Orleans to Plymouth, and its programs include an intensive therapeutic Children’s Services residential school for students ages 8 to 22 and an Adult Services program including 11 group residences and individualized supported community living settings.  Founded in 1970, Latham Centers courageously, compassionately and creatively helps children and adults with complex special needs, including Prader-Willi syndrome, to lead meaningful, abundant lives.  Latham is internationally recognized for its expertise and success in working with individuals with PWS, a rare genetic disorder with no known cure. Latham Centers is accredited by the international Council on Accreditation. For more information, visit LathamCenters.org.