Question by  Shawn (23)

Who are famous people with disabilities?

My son has a disability, and he has very low self-confidence. I think he needs to see that everyone can succeed in life and everyone is accepted.


Answer by  lala83 (89)

Here are a few: Franklin Roosevelt (Polio), Albert Einstein (learning disabilities), Helen Keller (blindness, deafness), Stephen Hawking (paraplegic), Beethoven (deafness later in life after which he wrote his greatest symphony).


Answer by  Cris77 (163)

A famous person with a disability is "Howie Mandel" from Deal or No Deal. he suffers with OCD, this is a disease which afflicts him with the fear of germs.


Answer by  momofautisticchild (15)

Marlee Matlin is an actress who is deaf and has done very well in life. She has won the academy award as a lead actress proving that her disability did not hinder her ability to do well.


Answer by  timeismoney (994)

Famous people with dyslexia, a learning disability that interferes with reading, include Albert Einstein, Cher, Magic Johnson, George Burns, Leonardo de Vinci, Tom Cruise, Walt Disney, Woodrow Wilson, and Winston Churchill.

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