FAMOUS DYSLEXICS

 

FAMOUS DYSLEXICS

 

 

It is said that the mind of dyslexics is a privileged mind for imagination, creativity and invention.

 

Studies suggest that a dyslexic’s multi-dimensional style of thought causes::

    Difficulties with written words

    The ability to do other things in an extraordinary way

 

 

Many people with great talent and importance are or were dyslexic:

  • In science: Edison, Einstein, Tesla, Faraday, Henry Ford, Pete Conrad, Darwin,…
  • In theatre: Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, Orlando Bloom, Walt Disney, Steve McQueen, Quentin Tarantino, Gabino Diego…
  • In sports: Maic Johnson, Carl Lewis, Mohammad Ali,…
  • In politics: Roosevelt, Churchill, J.F. Kennedy, Franklin,…
  • In the military: Napoleón, Patton, Eisenhover,…
  • In music: Cher, Lenon, Beethoven,…
  • Artists, architects, and landscapers: Da Vinci, Picasso, Rodin, Flaubert, Law Olmsted, Richard Rogers,…
  • Writers: Agatha Christie, Fanny Flagg, John Grisham, H.C. Andersen, Julio Verne, Boris Izaguirre…
  • Businessmen: W. Doyle, Fred Friendly, Tommy Hilfiger,…

 

 

You can read http://www.thedyslexiaproject.com/#!famous-dyslexics/c9ac for some statements from dyslexic people who have a great influence in our culture.

 

 

We also recommend you watch the YouTube video: “Palabras al Viento” (“Words to the Wind”) as seen on Documentos TV, in which children, professors, fathers, the actor Gabino Diego and the writer and showman Boris Izaguirre explain how they manage living with dyslexia.

*Please note that this video is in Spanish.

 

 

 Tom Cruise states:

I became very visual and learned how to create mental images in order to comprehend what I read. I also recognized that I had problems maintaining my attention.” 

 

 

Patrick Dempsey (Grey’s Anatomy) says:

It was very difficult for me to read scripts and memorize lines. I owe my success to perseverance and not giving up to overcome the inconveniences of suffering with dyslexia.” 

 

  

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