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Dyslexia (cont.)

Famous People with Learning Disabilities

  • Entertainers: Jay Leno, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Cruise
  • Presidents: Woodrow Wilson, John F. Kennedy, George Washington
  • Businessmen: Ted Turner, Charles Schwab, Walt Disney
  • Scientists: Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein
  • Authors: Agatha Christie, Hans Christian Andersen
  • Athletes: Magic Johnson, Muhammad Ali, Nolan Ryan
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Learning Disorder: Reading »

The first description of a specific reading disability was an 1896 case study in the British medical literature of a "bright and intelligent boy" who had great difficulty learning to read.

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