08-25-2013 05:41 PM
Learning disabilities can be difficult to manage, but they don't necessarily impact a person's chances of success. Many celebrities and famous figures from history struggled with learning disabilities, but disabilities may have been instrumental in shaping their perspective and helping them find the willpower to achieve their goals.
1. Alexander Graham Bell - invented the telephone.
2. Napoleon Bonaparte - military strategic genius.
3. Richard Branson - a billionaire businessman.
4. Cher - most iconic performer, singer and actor - difficult to remember numbers or to perform basic mathematics.
5. Agatha Christie - famous mystery novelist. Her learning disability affected her ability to understand written words.
6. Tom Cruise - most recognizable actor in the world.
7. Walt Disney - suffered dyslexia
8. Albert Einstein - Asperger's Syndrome, mild form of autism.
9. Thomas Edison - made major scientific breakthrough.
10. F. Scott Fitzgerald - greatest American author
11. Benjamin Franklin - founding father of the U.S.
12. John F. Kennedy - President of the U.S.
13. Bill Gates - Head of Microsoft
14. Whoopi Goldberg - actress
15. John Lennon - musical and lyrical genius
16. Steve McQueen - actor
17. Jay Leno - talk show legend has dyslexia
18. Nelson Rockefeller - V. P. of U.S. had dyslexia
19. George Washington - founding father of U.S. & first U.S. President
20. Robin Williams - famous actor
21. Woodrow Wilson - President of the U.S.. Only U.S. President to hold a Ph.D.
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