"Dyslexia" or "word blindness" are generic names for a number of disorders, manifested mainly during reading and writing. Dyslexia means one has serious and persistent problems in the automation of reading. This is mainly related to spelling.
Approximately one in ten people suffer from dyslexia. It is not a disease, but a disorder. Both children and adults can be dyslexic. People with dyslexia are often very creative and visually oriented. Dyslexics are extreme picture thinkers. However, dyslexics are often forgetful in the short term. Dyslexics tend to be inventive, quick and disciplined. If something needs to be done, they stand in front. They often have an above average IQ.
Known and highly successful dyslexics include: