Steve Jobs

If you are reading this on an iPad, iPhone, iMac, or other Apple device, you have Steve Jobs to thank in part. As the occasional CEO of the company, he has spearheaded some of its most famous creations. His dyslexia didn’t stop him from attending college where he met Steve Wozniak. They built a computer in the dorm and founded Apple Computers in 1976 with $1,300 in startup money. The rest is history.

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.