Dyspraxics may not advertise, but their uniqueness has been a major contributor to our culture and science. The list below is a few of the people past and present who are identified (without proof I should add) as being dyspraxic and have excelled in their chosen fields.
|Isaac Newton - Scientist|
|Pablo Picasso - Artist|
|Eric Blair (aka George Orwell) - Author|
|Ernest Hemingway - Author|
|Emily Bronte - Author|
|G.K. Chesterton - Author / Theologian|
|Jack Kerouac - Author|
|Richard Branson - Entrepreneur|
|David Bailey - Photographer|
|Daniel Radcliffe - Actor|
|Albert Einstein - Scientist|
|Robin Williams - Actor|
|Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poet / Philosopher|
|Bill Gates - Entrepreneur|
|Norma Jeane Mortenson (aka Marilyn Monroe) - Actress|
|Stephen Fry - Comedian|
|Florence Welch - Singer Songwriter|
Sometimes it is easy for dyspraxics to feel isolated, and not recognise their value. But the folks above are just a subset who show the value that dyspraxics have contributed...
And if we look locally, we can see a full range of people with some great skills - not just the expected "career in IT", but in art, fashion and design, writing, music, innovation, problem solving, maths etc.