Motivational Speaker and Social Activist. He specializes in teaching disability awareness and inclusion to educational and corporate audiences
Johnnie Tuitel, a motivational speaker who was born with cerebral palsy, although bound to a wheelchair, Johnnie’s disability never kept him down. Today, he is a successful businessman and is the founder of Alternatives in Motion, a non-profit organization that purchases wheelchairs for people needing financial help with their mobility. He has also written a…
Johnnie Tuitel, a motivational speaker who was born with cerebral palsy, although bound to a wheelchair, Johnnie’s disability never kept him down. Today, he is a successful businessman and is the founder of Alternatives in Motion, a non-profit organization that purchases wheelchairs for people needing financial help with their mobility.
He has also written a number of books featuring a young boy who uses a wheelchair.In his over 30 years of experience as a motivational speaker, Johnnie Tuitel has used his unique blend of comedy and storytelling to inspire audiences around the United States. Drawing on his own struggles and triumps, Johnnie empowers individuals to reach their highest potential and embrace their unique place in the world.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
Targeted for students grades K-5, this program teaches disability awareness, inclusion, problem solving and team building. Johnnie utilizes the award winning Gun Lake Adventure book series he authored to connect with younger audiences.
Through this unique program titled Living Lessons, Johnnie spends a full day with a group of 20-40 storytellers. Students discover personal life lessons through sharing their own unique journeys.
To engage the high school audience, Johnnie blends storytelling and stand up comedy, to address topics like disability awareness, inclusion, anti bullying and school climate. The program allows students to recognize personal roles and responsibilities within their own communities.
Higher Education and Orientation
Focusing on specific challenges related to this transitional period in students’ lives, this program focuses on the delicate topics of disability awareness, inclusion and human rights. Johnnie has spent the last 30 years teaching and entertaining college students on campuses through the world.
Corporate & Custom
Johnnie also crafts custom full or half day programs specific to the needs of your organization. In addition to any of the topics above, Johnnie speaks on team building, work force climate, motivation, sales expertise, and humor. A special class on human sexuality is taught with his wife Laura.
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