List of Famous People with Learning Disabilities

List of Famous People with Learning Disabilities

Albert Einstein

He was one of the persons who were gifted with a high level of intelligence. He became known as a great thinker and a super intelligent scientist. He actually changed the viewpoint of mankind about the universe. He contributed a lot in the field of science but despite his success as a scientist, he suffered from learning disability. During his time, he was diagnosed with dyslexia, autism and attention deficit disorder. But, he was able to overcome all of these challenges as he excelled and gained respect and recognition for all of his accomplishments as a scientist.

Winston Churchill

He became one of the best political leaders during the 20th century and he was even recognized as the savior of the world. He also became one of the famous personalities who suffered from learning disability although it didn’t stop him from doing his responsibilities as a political leader in Great Britain during his time.

Thomas Edison

He was also one of the brilliant inventors as he was the person who invented the electric light bulb. He was kicked out of the school when he was only 12 years old and that was because people believed that he was too dumb. He faced difficulties in learning mathematics when he was still in school and it became hard for him to speak and pronounce words. All of these things happened because he suffered from dyslexia. However, his condition never defeated himself as he pursued and able to make over 1000 inventions throughout his lifetime.

John F. Kennedy

He was the 35th president of the United States of America and he ruled the country from 1961 to 1963. He also suffered from a certain type of dyslexia but it did not stop him from continuing his education as he graduated from Harvard University. Then, he ran as a presidential candidate in 1961 and he won.

Sylvester Stallone

He was one of the most profitable actors of all time. He suffered from dyslexia but despite his condition, he was able to develop his ability in screenwriting. His credits in writing include “Over the Top” and “Rocky”.

Woodrow Wilson

He became the 28th US president from the year 1913 to 1921. He struggled with written words that were well-documented so he was suspected to be a dyslexic. His condition did not become a reason for him to stop. He continued his education and he made it successfully. Wilson was also recognized as the only president of the United States who holds a Ph.D.

Walt Disney

Most experts believed that he became of the victims who suffered from learning disabilities. He suffered from dyslexia which forced him to stop going to school. However, he pursued to continue his career life and he became a successful artist.

Danny Glover

He starred in the famous films like the “Lethal Weapon”. Like the other famous personalities, he also suffered from learning disabilities. He used to think about his condition as he want to learn the most effective way on how he can overcome his problem and become successful in his career.

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