Every day, your teachers, your school, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently—but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn.
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Here he explores the toll that being not normal takes on kids and adults when they’re trapped in environments that label them, even in subtle ways, shame them, and tell them, that they are the problem. As a neuro-diverse kid diagnosed with dyslexia and adhd who didn't learn to read until he was twelve, the realization that that he wasn’t the problem―the system and the concept of normal were―saved Mooney’s life and fundamentally changed his outlook.
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A young man once called unteachable journeys across america to investigate the lives of those, like himself, who are forced to create new ways of living in order to survive Labeled "dyslexic and profoundly learning disabled with attention and behavior problems, " Jonathan Mooney was a short bus rider--a derogatory term used for kids in special education and a distinction that told the world he wasn't "normal.
Along with other kids with special challenges, he grew up hearing himself denigrated daily. The short bus is a unique gem, humor, propelled by Mooney's heart, and outrageous rebellions.
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