Jonathan Mooney

Jonathan Mooney, Disabilities Teaching Principles, teacher motivation, creativity, 21st Century Learning & Technology, k-12 Education Jonathan Mooney, Disabilities Teaching Principles, teacher motivation, creativity, 21st Century Learning & Technology, k-12 Education

Jonathan Mooney Speech Topics

The Gift: LD/ADHD Reframed
Often students with learning disabilities (LD) and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) struggle in traditional school settings. Yet emerging brain research suggests that many students labeled LD/ADHD have gifts for creative and visual thinking that go unrecognized in academic...
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The Short Bus Stories
In the summer of 2002, Jonathan bought an old short school bus—the kind that transports students in many school districts to special education classes—and converted it into an RV. For four months, he drove 35,000 miles through 45 states to explore disability culture in America. What surprised him...
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We’re Not Broken: Empowering Labeled Students
“We’re Not Broken” is a powerful presentation that supports parents in celebrating the strengths, gifts and talents of their exceptional child. Research shows that self-esteem is essential to students’ success. However our culture, schools, and medical community conceptualize people with...
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