She’s also a children’s author who knows what a challenge reading can be for some kids. That’s because Spencer has dyslexia. She vividly recalls how scared she was as a child when she had to read aloud in class.
Jay Leno is a hilarious comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host with dyslexia. After doing stand-up comedy for years, he became the host of NBC'sThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009.
Henry Winkler is an actor, director and author who has dyslexia and difficulty with math. On Happy Days, he played “The Fonz,” a role so iconic that his character’s jacket now hangs in the Smithsonian.
A lot of dyslexics, like Apple founder Steve Jobs, are highly intelligent, even gifted. "We're learning that individuals with dyslexia tend to have strengths in other areas, in creativity and imagination. They think outside the box.