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About AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.

Adventures in Movement (AIM) was established in 1958 with the goal of assisting individuals with disabilities in reaching their highest potential.  It is a nonprofit organization that works with any and all ages and disabilities to improve a vast area of gross and fine motor skills, as well as speech and concentration issues.  The organization’s free movement program, called the AIM Method, focuses on improving motor skills through movement and rehabilitation techniques.  Celebrity supporters of the program include the late Gene Kelly and professional golfer Nancy Lopez.

AIM has a large network of volunteers with which interns work on a water program and other activities.  More often, interns work with the professional staff, mostly in classroom activities surrounding the AIM Method.  Interns learn the method in a workshop and are certified before they can teach on their own.


Open to high school students 16 years of age or older, all college and grad students and recent college graduates.  Non-U.S. citizens are eligible.

AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.

JoAnn Spangler
AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.
AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.
945 Danbury Road
Dayton, OH 45420
Phone: (937) 294-4611


Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Columbus, OH