Assistive Tech for LD Students
Postcards rom the Cutting Edge: A Road Trip of Assistive Technology for LD Students
In this preview of his Access to the Experts presentation, Jamie Martin discusses the availability and importance of assistive technology for students with learning differences with AIM Academy student Alysse C. '20.
Jamie Martin is an assistive technology consultant, specializing in finding AT solutions for students and adults with dyslexia. During his many years in education, he was an Orton-Gillingham language tutor before getting immersed in the world of assistive technology. Martin now works one-to-one with students and adults, trains teachers, and writes articles on assistive technology and dyslexia. He regularly gives presentations at educational conferences, including ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) and IDA (International Dyslexia Association). He is also an expert for Understood.organd is on the advisory board for the children’s website, Dyslexiaville.
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AIM's groundbreaking digital delivery platform, AIM PATHWAYS™, allows our team to make a range of in-person learning experiences available online and to take online learning to a new, more interactive level, while providing trained teachers access to "just in time" diagnostic and prescriptive tolls to use in school. Graduate credits for the IDA-accredited AIM Pathways course are also available. From evidence-based training using Scarborough's Reading Rope to programs in other research-based methodologies, AIM offers teacher training programs aligned with current best practices and the most up-to-date research in both online and onsite learning environments.