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2 Famous People (with disabilities)

3 Can you guess who they are?

4 Famous Person #1 Famous Movie Star Famous Movie Star Has Dyslexia Has Dyslexia Memorizes lines by listening to a tape Memorizes lines by listening to a tape Was in Top Gun, Mission: Impossible Was in Top Gun, Mission: Impossible

5 Famous Person #2 Famous Scientist/Mathmetician Famous Scientist/Mathmetician Didn’t talk until 4, didn’t read until 9 Didn’t talk until 4, didn’t read until 9 Worst subject was math Worst subject was math Failed college entrance exam Failed college entrance exam Developed theory of relativity Developed theory of relativity

6 Famous Person #3 Famous Englishman Famous Englishman Did very poorly in school Did very poorly in school Had a learning disability Had a learning disability Became the most famous Prime Minister of England Became the most famous Prime Minister of England

7 Famous Person #4 Had a Learning Disability Had a Learning Disability Did very poorly in school Did very poorly in school Became a famous cartoonist and movie- producer Became a famous cartoonist and movie- producer

8 Famous Person #5 Had Dyslexia Had Dyslexia Had great difficulty reading Had great difficulty reading Wrote some of the best loved fairy tales Wrote some of the best loved fairy tales Stories include: Little Mermaid, Emperor’s New Clothes, and the Ugly Duckling Stories include: Little Mermaid, Emperor’s New Clothes, and the Ugly Duckling

9 Famous Person #6 Famous Comedian/Actor Famous Comedian/Actor Has ADHD Has ADHD Movies include: Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin (voice of Genie), Jumanji Movies include: Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin (voice of Genie), Jumanji

10 Famous Person #7 Famous scientist/mathematician Famous scientist/mathematician Has Lou Gehrig’s Disease Has Lou Gehrig’s Disease In a wheelchair In a wheelchair Needs Computer to speak Needs Computer to speak

11 And Many More…

12 So… What’s the point?

13 Don’t let your disability hold you back either!!!

14 How? Understand what your disability is! Accept your disability and don’t be bitter! Figure out your strengths and use them to help! Remember what works for you and do it! Do things for yourself (don’t wait for help)! Ask for help when you really need it! When you fail, keep going!

15 Will you be on here too? YOUR PICTURE HERE!

16 Sources px?r=258 px?r=258 amousdisability.html amousdisability.html


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