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DISABILITY HALL OF FAME Famous People with Disabilities
JIM ABBOTT Major League Pitcher Born without a right hand
RICK ALLEN Musician Retaught himself how to play the drums after losing his left arm Member of Def Leppard
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Inventor Learning Disability
SARAH BERNHARDT French Actress Leg amputated due to knee injury “The Divine Sarah”
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Composer Deaf while composing 9 th symphony
ORLANDO BLOOM Actor Dyslexia
CHRIS BURKE Actor 1 st person with Down Syndrome to star in a weekly TV series
RAY CHARLES Musician Blind at age 7
CHER Singer and Actress Dyslexia
WINSTON CHURCHILL British Politician Learning Disability
TOM CRUISE Actor Dyslexia
CHARLES DICKENS Author Epilepsy
WALT DISNEY Animator and Businessman Learning Disability
THOMAS EDISON Inventor Learning Disability Couldn’t read until 12 years old
ALBERT EINSTEIN Mathematician and Physicist Learning Disability Didn’t speak until he was 3 years old
MICHAEL J. FOX Actor Parkinson’s Disease
DANNY GLOVER Actor Dyslexia
WHOOPI GOLDBERG Actress Dyslexia
FRANCISCO GOYA Spanish Painter Deaf at age 46
BETHANY HAMILTON Professional Surfer Lost right arm in shark attack at age 13
STEPHEN HAWKING Physicist and Mathematician ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease Uses a wheelchair and computer to speak
BRUCE JENNER Olympic Athlete Dyslexia
MAGIC JOHNSON Athlete Dyslexia
HELEN KELLER Author and Activist Blind and Deaf
JAY LENO Comedian Dyslexia
GREG LOUGANIS Olympic Athlete Dyslexia
JOHN MILTON English Author/Poet Blind at age 43
GEORGE PATTON American General Learning Disability
NELSON ROCKEFELLER Former Vice President Dyslexia
FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT Former President – served four terms Paralyzed by Polio at age 39
HARRIETT TUBMAN Abolitionist Fractured skull lead to narcolepsy Rescued hundreds of slaves on Underground Tunnel
WERNER VON BRAUN Rocket Scientist Learning Disability Failed many math tests in High School
GEORGE WASHINGTON First President Learning Disability Could barely write and had very poor grammar
HEATHER WHITESTONE Author and Motivational Speaker Deaf Miss America 1995
HANK WILLIAMS Musician Spina Bifida
WOODROW WILSON Former President Dyslexia
HENRY WINKLER Actor Dyslexia
STEVIE WONDER Musician Blind
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