Lisa Williams, LCSW

For the past 20 years, I have been working with kids as a teacher and social worker. I also happen to be a mom of imperfect kids. So, I understand feeling overwhelmed with adulting and the constant worry about doing the right thing.

Add learning disabilities to the mix, and it is enough to make the sanest parent lose their cool.

My goal is to help you find peace in the chaos while finding ways to support your child’s success.

When kids struggle in school, it impacts the entire family. There is tension, nagging, yelling- it’s not a good place to be. We can work towards understanding the puzzle that is often behind school struggles in order to build success and relationships.

Parents are busy people which is why I provide counseling to my clients both in person and online. I use HIPPA compliant secure video conferencing to make access to support convenient and confidential. All you need is a comfortable private space, good internet and a smartphone, tablet or computer.

School failure is not an impossible problem. And it doesn’t have to tear apart your family or ruin your relationship with your kids. There is a way to solve it, but it takes tenacity, patience, creativity and a knowledge of how schools operate.

Parents are often searching for evaluations for learning disabilities. As a social worker, I’m not licensed to diagnose learning disabilities, but here are three local resources who do offer that sort of testing: