The Academy In Manayunk (DBA as AIM Academy) is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Federal Tax ID# is 01-0849648. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.


It’s Simple.

Students who learn differently, just need to be taught differently.

Every child is unique. Every brain is unique.

At AIM Academy, we teach students what makes their brain unique: how it works; what it needs to be able to read, to write, to solve a mathematical equation, to organize and plan efficiently; to what extent it is able to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary simply by viewing it in a different way.

Using a multisensory, research-based, data-driven approach to teaching children with language-based learning difficulties, AIM Academy’s unique program empowers students to become lifelong, fearless learners.

This is AIM Academy.
Explore our Website. Attend an Open House.
Discover if AIM is right for your child.

The future is boundless when children believe that they are smart and that they can learn.

Tonight, for the first time ever, our son asked if he could read me a book! I was amazed, surprised, happy, and encouraged all at once! He read with courage and motivation, tackling words he did not know at first and persisting through the entire book. A perfect example of AIM's fearless learning!"
- Parent of an AIM 2nd Grader

Movers & Makers

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.

Meet Our Team

Every parent who has walked through the doors of AIM Academy has been on a journey. They have ventured down numerous roads but still feel lost. We are here to help you navigate the best path for your child’s success.

Understanding learning profiles as noted in psychoeducational testing or in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) can be daunting. Let our expertise help you understand the data and guide you in the right direction. You have taken the first, indeed, the most important step by visiting our website. Now, give us a call. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. We look forward to hearing from you and working together with you to determine if the road to AIM is the best one for your child.

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Lindsey M. Boden P '24
Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M.
Trinity College, B.S.


Laura Rup
Admission Director
Brock University, B.A.
Widener University, M.Ed.

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Katherine Rohan-Grosh P '28, '30, '32
Admissions and Enrollment Associate
University of San Francisco, B.S.



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