Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Famous people with dyslexia?

"I have problems with words over six letters long. School days were the worst days of my life." Noel Gallagher

People with dyslexia often have rare talents. They can have great ideas and be able to solve problems in new ways by being very creative. This is called 'lateral thinking'.

Famous people who have said they have dyslexia include:
Robbie Williams
Scott from Five
Michael Barrymore
Noel Gallagher
Muhammad Ali
Tom Cruise
Anthea Turner
Guy Ritchie
Richard Branson
Steve Redgrave
Albert Einstein
Princess Beatrice
Jamie Oliver
Orlando Bloom
Keira Knightley

They are all famous people who have said they have dyslexia, or had a lot of difficulty with reading and writing at school.
Source: CBBC

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