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LMC’s Southeastern Conference: Tuesday, Sept. 30 & Wed, Oct. 1!

Please join us for the 16th Southeastern Educational Conference, Bringing Schools Together taking place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 and Wednesday, October 1, 2014 on the campus of Porter-Gaud School.  The Conference will feature author and Professor of Psychology, Daniel Willingham, Ph.D., who will talk with local educators about the way the brain works and how that can be applied in the classroom. Parent Night will …

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Sip & Shop Benefit at J.McLaughlin on September 25!

  On Thursday, September 25, J.McLaughlin will host a benefit for LifeManagement Center. Please bring friends and enjoy light refreshments while shopping the full line of men’s and women’s clothing and pet accessories at J. McLaughlin on 212 King Street. 15% of proceeds will benefit LMC. Even if you can’t make it to the event that evening, you can still shop …

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Dear LifeManagement Center: A Parent Testimonial

Dear LifeManagement Center, My daughter was diagnosed with learning disabilities a year ago.  My husband and I were at a loss about how to help her and had no idea how we could afford tutoring.  We were grateful to receive a scholarship from LMC that helped us pay for tutoring. This is what you should know about my daughter:  she has …

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Tips for Parents from KidsHealth.org

Source: http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/child_organized.html Most kids generate a little chaos and disorganization. Yours might flit from one thing to the next — forgetting books at school, leaving towels on the floor, and failing to finish projects once started. You’d like them to be more organized and to stay focused on tasks, such as homework. Is it possible? Yes! A few kids seem naturally organized, …

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Helpful Educational Resources from Khan Academy

Helpful Educational Resources By Tricia Yandle, MEd Picture this: you are at the kitchen table helping your fourth grader with homework.  Tonight’s math homework looks totally foreign to you.  This is 4th grade math?!  How do we even begin?!  Even worse, your child has no idea how to complete these problems either.  So, what do you do?  Consulting the textbook …

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Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events At LMC

Thursday, September 18  |  6:00-8:00 pm:  Michael Mitchell Gallery (438 King St.) will host a benefit honoring LifeManagement Center on Thursday, September 18 from 6-8 p.m.  Enjoy light bites from Callie’s Biscuits and spirits from Firefly Distillery while shopping for a great cause.  Michael Mitchell Gallery offers an array of original art, interior decor and chic books.  A percentage of the …

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A Family Story of Dyslexia

  We first started to notice that Emily was struggling in Kindergarten.  She could not read the “baggie” books the teacher would send home and struggled with writing.  When I spoke with the teacher about it, I was told “All children turn their letters around.  When they are 8, we worry about that.”  I wish I had gone with my …

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Why Should You Choose LMC?

Why Choose LifeManagement Center? • One-Stop Shopping — our team of specialists consult with parents, conduct psychoeducational evaluations, provide tutoring and academic coaching, reading remediation and offer counseling support to parents all in one setting. • We conduct classroom observations—a picture is worth a thousand words! • We can Skype with clients from anywhere for consultations about educational, developmental, or …

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Calling All Tutors!

LMC’s Summerville Center is currently looking for qualified tutors for all grade levels and subject areas as well as academic coaching. A bachelor’s degree is required. Please email your resume and contact information to marlana@lifemanagement.org. This is a great opportunity for a part time job that benefits families in our community! For more information or to download an application, please …

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Study Tips for College Students from CampusExplorer.Com

Fall is just around the corner! Here are some helpful study tips for college students preparing for the semester ahead: Source: CampusExplorer.com The age of information has made a lot of things easier, but in many ways, it’s made college quite a bit harder. With websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit taking their toll on our concentration, it’s harder than ever to stay focused. …

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