Famous People with Disabilities

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Famous People With Disabilities

 

Clara Barton

Founder-American Red Cross

Stutter

Ludwig van Beethoven Composer, Pianist

Deafness

Chris Burke Actor - "Life Goes On"

Down Syndrome

John Callahan Cartoonist, Author

Quadriplegia

Cher Singer, Actress (Academy Award Winner - Best Actress)

Dyslexia

Sir Winston Churchill Prime Minister of Great Britain

Stutter

Tom Cruise Actor

Dyslexia

Thomas Edison Inventor

Dyslexia;  Deafness

Albert Einstein Theoretical Physicist

Dyslexia

Jim Eisenreich Baseball Player - Kansas City Royals

Tourette Syndrome

Stephen Hawking Theoretical Physicist

Lou Gehrig's Disease

Katherine Hepburn Actress

Parkinson's Disease

Homer Ancient Greek Poet

Blindness

Helen Keller Author, Lecturer

Deafness;  Blindness

John F. Kennedy U.S. President

Addison's Disease

Franz Liszt Pianist, Composer

Mar Fan Syndrome

Marlee Matlin Actress (Academy Award Winner - Best Actress)

Deafness

John Milton English Poet

Blindness

Marilyn Monroe Actress

Stutter

Napoleon I Emperor of France

Epilepsy

Sir Isaac Newton Mathematician, Physicist

Stutter

George Patton Five-Star General

Learning Disability

Franklin Delano Roosevelt U.S. President

Postpolio Disability

Carly Simon Singer, Songwriter

Stutter

Woodrow Wilson U.S. President

Dyslexia

Stevie Wonder Singer, Songwriter

Blindness

William Butler Yeats Poet, Dramatist

Dyslexia

 

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