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Jonathan Mooney

Co-Founder of Project Eye-To-Eye & Learning Disabilities Advocate; Recipient of The Harry S. Truman Fellowship for Public Services

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 Jonathan Mooney Biography

Jonathan Mooney is a writer and learning activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University’s class of 2000 and holds an honors degree in English Literature. Mooney has spent his entire professional career as a social entrepreneur developing organizations, programs, and initiatives to improve the lives of marginalized groups. In 1997, as an undergraduate at Brown University, Mooney co-founded Project Eye-To-Eye, a non-profit advocacy organization for students with learning differences. As the founding president and Executive Director, Mooney grew the organization from an undergraduate project conceived in his dorm room into a national organization, which currently has 38 chapters in 20 states working with over 10,000 parents, educators, and students.

Mooney has also worked extensively to create career and college pathways to move low-income youth and adults out of poverty creating the Los Angeles Energy pathway program; The Urban Teacher Fellowship; and the Promo Pathway, an initiative Vice President Al Gore called “a model for moving at-risk youth into the creative economy.”

With the publication of Learning Outside The Lines when he was 23, Mooney has established himself as one of the foremost leaders in the neurodiversity and learning revolution. His second book, The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal was published in the spring of 2007 to outstanding reviews in The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune and many other national publications. Both books are considered foundational texts in the disability rights movement, the inclusive education movement, and the learning revolution and are used in undergraduate and graduate program at universities and colleges across the country including Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University.

Mooney’s work has been widely recognized for its innovation and social impact. In 1999, he was selected as a Harry S. Truman Scholar for Public Service. In 2000, Mooney was selected as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. In 2002, the LD Access Foundation recognized his work for students with disabilities with the Golden Advocacy award. Previous honorees include David Boies, Judith Rodin, former President of The University of Pennsylvania, and former New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean; and In 2008 Mooney’s social impact work was recognized by the Lab School of Washington where he shared the stage with the Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden.

Mooney is a highly sought after speaker on neurodiversity, education reform, the learning revolution, and creating college and career pathways for at risk youth. He has lectured in 43 states and three countries. He has been featured and quoted in/on The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, HBO, NPR, ABC News, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.

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The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal

The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal

The Short Bus 1st (first) edition Text Only

The Short Bus 1st (first) edition Text Only

Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools

Learning Outside The Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools

Speaking Topics
  • My Story: Learning Outside the Lines

  • Mentoring Disabled Students

  • Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A compass to the Changing World

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Jonathan Mooney

Co-Founder of Project Eye-To-Eye & Learning Disabilities Advocate; Recipient of The Harry S. Truman Fellowship for Public Services

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Jonathan Mooney Biography

Jonathan Mooney is a writer and learning activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University’s class of 2000 and holds an honors degree in English Literature. Mooney has spent his entire professional career as a social entrepreneur developing organizations, programs, and initiatives to improve the lives of marginalized groups. In 1997, as an undergraduate at Brown University, Mooney co-founded Project Eye-To-Eye, a non-profit advocacy organization for students with learning differences. As the founding president and Executive Director, Mooney grew the organization from an undergraduate project conceived in his dorm room into a national organization, which currently has 38 chapters in 20 states working with over 10,000 parents, educators, and students.

Mooney has also worked extensively to create career and college pathways to move low-income youth and adults out of poverty creating the Los Angeles Energy pathway program; The Urban Teacher Fellowship; and the Promo Pathway, an initiative Vice President Al Gore called “a model for moving at-risk youth into the creative economy.”

With the publication of Learning Outside The Lines when he was 23, Mooney has established himself as one of the foremost leaders in the neurodiversity and learning revolution. His second book, The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal was published in the spring of 2007 to outstanding reviews in The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune and many other national publications. Both books are considered foundational texts in the disability rights movement, the inclusive education movement, and the learning revolution and are used in undergraduate and graduate program at universities and colleges across the country including Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University.

Mooney’s work has been widely recognized for its innovation and social impact. In 1999, he was selected as a Harry S. Truman Scholar for Public Service. In 2000, Mooney was selected as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. In 2002, the LD Access Foundation recognized his work for students with disabilities with the Golden Advocacy award. Previous honorees include David Boies, Judith Rodin, former President of The University of Pennsylvania, and former New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean; and In 2008 Mooney’s social impact work was recognized by the Lab School of Washington where he shared the stage with the Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden.

Mooney is a highly sought after speaker on neurodiversity, education reform, the learning revolution, and creating college and career pathways for at risk youth. He has lectured in 43 states and three countries. He has been featured and quoted in/on The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, HBO, NPR, ABC News, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.

Jonathan Mooney Videos

  • Lab School Lecture Series - Jonathan Mooney
    The Lab School of Washington, January 11, 2017 "Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A Compass for the Changing World" Jonathan...
  • Jonathan Mooney - Reimagining Learning
    Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University’s class...
  • Making difference count: Jonathan Mooney at TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
    Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University's class...

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Jonathan Mooney Speaking Topics

  • My Story: Learning Outside the Lines

  • Mentoring Disabled Students

  • Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A compass to the Changing World

FAQs on booking Jonathan Mooney

  • How to book Jonathan Mooney?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jonathan Mooney for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jonathan Mooney, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jonathan Mooney or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jonathan Mooney?

    Booking fees for Jonathan Mooney, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jonathan Mooney, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jonathan Mooney?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jonathan Mooney for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jonathan Mooney for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jonathan Mooney or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jonathan Mooney or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jonathan Mooney is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jonathan Mooney for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jonathan Mooney generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jon Bergmann, Ian Jukes, Alan November, Erin Gruwell and Temple Grandin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jonathan Mooney for an upcoming event.

Jonathan Mooney Speaker Videos

  • Lab School Lecture Series - Jonathan Mooney
    The Lab School of Washington, January 11, 2017 "Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A Compass for the Changing World" Jonathan Mooney Speaker, Author, Education Activist, Learning...
    Jonathan Mooney - Reimagining Learning
    Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University’s class of 2000 and holds an honors degree in English...
  • Making difference count: Jonathan Mooney at TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
    Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University's class of 2000 and holds an honors degree in English...
    The Learning Revolution- Jonathan Mooney at [email protected]
    Jonathan has 15 years of experience as a social entrepreneur and author on the cutting edge of social impact. He holds an honors degree from Brown University, is a Harry S. Truman Scholar for Public...

Jonathan Mooney Speaking Topics

  • My Story: Learning Outside the Lines

  • Mentoring Disabled Students

  • Redrawing the Lines: Neurodiversity: A compass to the Changing World

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