A blog post this week by AIM Head of School Chris Herman describes how AIM's Remote Learning program is working to prevent COVID-Slide and provides suggestions and tips for other schools.
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AIM's unique educational model supporting children with learning differences and our research institute were featured in April 2020 on WHYY's Movers & Makers.
The episode's theme, Pioneering Women, highlighted the journey of AIM co-founders Pat Roberts and Nancy Blair who first met as parents searching for the best education for their daughters.
AIM teacher and biking coach Anne Rock is featured in a recent article by VeloNews sharing how riding can help support kids with learning differences.
Read the VeloNews article: "Using bikes to ride over learning barriers" here.
Hopping on a bike to find clarity in the classroom, that’s the philosophy behind the Riding for Focus program offered to Middle School students at AIM Academy. It’s helping students not only increase their grade point averages, but their confidence. PBS 39 Health Reporter Brittany Sweeney caught up with 14-year-old Zander Boward on the bike path to talk about why he rides 15 miles each way to school.
It's safe to say Kelly is paws down the most popular staff member at AIM Academy. Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs like Kelly to empower kids who have disabilities. Learn more about Kelly's work at AIM in this story aired on KYW News Radio.
Head of School Chris Herman's latest blog for Future Ready Schools looks at the many ways AIM offers immersive learning experiences to students to help build background knowledge. Read more here.
AIM Institute for Learning & Research's Director of Partnerships and Engagement Deborah Lynam just returned from three days in Washington DC with dyslexia advocates from 17 states as part of the 5th annual Dyslexia Hill Day organized by Decoding Dyslexia parents. This three day gathering of families, professionals and policy-makers on Capitol Hill focused on discussing current trends and upcoming federal legislative efforts impacting individuals with dyslexia.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month so it's fitting that we congratulate Erin DeVault, our Director of Speech and Language, on her recent award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).