The question should not be "what does dyslexia take away?", it should be "what unique gifts does dyslexia add?"
These dyslexic geniuses changed the world - what could you do?
Leonardo Da Vinci.
Widely regarded as the greatest painter of all time, he was a polymath, or Universal Genius who excelled in invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
Leonardo was blessed with "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination" and "his mind and personality seem to us superhuman"
Jules Verne is generally considered a major literary author poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.
He has had a major influence across literature and as well as science and technology and has been the second most-translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare;
He is known as the father of science fiction.
Alexander Graham Bell
Bell was a scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with patenting the first workable telephone.
Bell conducted groundbreaking work in many other fields such as optical telecommunications, hydrofoils, aeronautics, and was an inventor of one of the first metal detectors.
His genius was hidden in early life though, and his school life was undistinguished, marked by absenteeism and lack lustre grades.