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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
432 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

South Orange Synagogue Invites Area Families and Educators to Learn About Mooneys Four-Part Strategy to Support Children Who Learn Differently

Event Date: March 03, 2014

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., Feb. 10, 2014 – Author and activist Jonathan Mooney will present a free workshop titled “We’re Not Broken: Understanding How all Children Learn” at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The program is free and open to parents, educators and school administrators who are seeking constructive and applicable steps to support students who learn differently. Attendees will hear Mooney’s insights into celebrating the exceptional child and ways to change social perceptions of special education students. Seating is limited and reservations are encouraged; RSVP to Tracy Horwitz at

Mooney, who did not learn to read until age 12, went on to earn a college degree from Brown University and founded Project Eye-to-Eye, a mentoring and advocacy non-profit organization for students with learning differences. He is the author of “Learning Outside the Lines”; more information is available at

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel is located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange. For directions or information about the Reform synagogue community and its programs, go to or call (973) 763-4116.


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About Jonathan Mooney

Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He holds an honors degree in English Literature from Brown University. Mooney is the founder and president of Project Eye-To-Eye, a mentoring and advocacy non-profit organization for students with learning differences. Project Eye-To-Eye currently has 20 chapters in 13 states, working with over 3,000 students, parents and educators nationwide.