Graham bell Alexander Graham Bell is a well known inventor of the telephone. Alexander was actually attempting to find a way that could make deaf people hear. His mother's deafness made him extremely sensitive to disabilities. He himself had dyslexia which caused him problems at school, but he always kept his interest for science, especially biology. He showed a great indifference for everything else and had poor grades in all classes.

Leonardo-da-vinci Leonardo Da Vinci was a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. As an engineer, Leonardo conceived ideas vastly ahead of his own time. Historians believe the artist was dyslexic based on his notes being written backwards, from right to left, in a mirror image and the many spelling errors.

"Your brain is much better than you think; just use it!"- Leonardo Da Vinci

thomas edison Thomas Edison was an American inventor credited with over 1000 patented inventions. He was noted to be terrible at mathematics, unable to focus, and had difficulty with words and speech. Thomas Edison was dyslexic. A teacher sent the following note home with him -"He is too stupid to learn." His mother withdrew the child from school and taught him herself.

"I remember that I was never able to get along at school. I was always at the foot of the class." - Thomas Edison

Albert Einstein Albert Einstein is famous for his equation E=mc2. Einstein was then known to suffer from dyslexia mainly because of his bad memory and his constant failure to memorize the simplest of things. He could not talk until the age of four. He did not learn to read until he was nine. His teachers considered him slow, unsociable and a dreamer. He would not remember the months in the year and he never learned how to properly tie his shoelaces. He failed the entrance examinations to college but finally passed that after an additional year of preparation.

john horner Dr. John R. Horner is one of the most well known paleontologists in the United States. He served as the technical advisor for all of the Jurassic Park films. While working at Princeton he found a diagnostic center, and his dyslexia was formally diagnosed. He says, "I barely made it through school. I read real slow, but I like to find things that nobody else has found, like a dinosaur egg that has an embryo inside. Well, there are 36 of them in the world, and I found 35. "

"I wasn't diagnosed until well after I had reached adulthood, had struggled through school being considered lazy, dumb, and perhaps even retarded, and had flunked out of college seven times." -John Horner