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LMC is thankful for YOU!

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we would like to express our gratitude for our many families, supporters and our community.   We are fortunate to have the support of our Board and staff. We would also like to thank our tutors, who are not only compassionate about their work with our students, but who have many talents outside the realm of tutoring. …

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Evaluation Q & A with Nancy L. Bell, PhD.

Q. How do I know if my child should be tested by a psychologist? B. There are many reasons you may want to schedule a psychoeducational evaluation for your child. Some parents choose an evaluation to gain a better understanding their child’s strengths and weaknesses and whether their child is working up to their potential. Other parents choose an evaluation …

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Nov.10-14 is School Psych Awareness Week!

Did you know November 10-14 is School Psychology Awareness Week? This year’s theme is Strive. Grow. THRIVE! The National Association of School Psychologist’s goal is to “engage students at all levels of learning and development to promote personal achievement, growth, and resilience, as well as a sense of connectedness and wellbeing.” For more information and resources/suggested activities from NASP, please …

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Tips for a Better Morning Routine from EmpoweringParents.com

“Our Morning Routine Isn’t Working”— 6 Ways to Fix It Now by Megan Devine, LCPC Maybe you started out the school year on the right foot. All those late summer discussions about your kids getting organized, laying their clothes out the night before, getting out of bed on time, fixing their own breakfast, getting through the morning without arguments—you really thought …

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College Coaching

Do you have a high school junior in your family?  Have you begun thinking about the college planning process you and your high school junior should be starting this spring?  Are you wondering how you will have the time to guide your student to effectively research schools, request letters of recommendation, locate information about college visits, assess which schools offer …

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The Writing Process

By Tricia Yandle, MEd   How does your child approach a writing assignment?  What we see very often is that students given an assignment to write a 5-paragraph persuasive essay or a 2-page plot summary or a 10-page research paper begin the same way–  by putting pen to paper and recording thoughts as they come to the students.   At …

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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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