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EXTRA ORDINARY
PERSONALITIES
WITH DISABILITIES
Presented By
THOSHINA THOMAS
KEYI SAHIB TRAINING COLLEGE
1) BHARAT KUMAR
Bharat Kumar was born with a right
hand by birth, but his physical
disability never dissuade him from
pursuing his dreams. Born on Dec
10, 1989, Bharat Kumar, a world
champion, has made Bharat (India)
proud by winning over 50 medals in
para- swimming contests.
2) SUDHA CHANDRAN
The renowned Indian classical dancer and
TV actress Sudha Chandran met an
accident, at the age of 17, when she
was travelling from Mumbai to
Chennai. In the tragedy, she lost her
left leg that had to be amputated. But,
the brave woman did not give up her
indomitable spirit and continued to
fulfill her dream and profession with
the help of Jaipur foot.
3) ARUNIMA SINHA
27-year-old Arunima Sinha lost her left
leg in an unfortunate incident on April
11, 2011.Arunima decided to convert
her weakness into her biggest
strength and by her true
determination.On May 21, 2013, she
achieved the rare feat to become the
first Indian amputee to conquer the
Mount Everest, with the help of a
prosthetic leg.
4) PREETHI SRINIVASAN
Became Quadriplegic at the age of 18
on 11th July, 1998.
she was the captain of the under-19
Tamil Nadu women's cricket team
during its only victory in a national
tournament in 1997 and a champion
in swimming, has defeated her
disabilities with her strong will.
5) GIRISH SHARMA
Lost one leg in a train accident, when
he was just 2 years old.
Girish Sharma, a badminton
champion, has proved that no
matter whatever the circumstances
are, you can still be a Champion in
your preferred field in your life.
6) STEPHEN HAWKING
Suffers from rare motor neuron
disease and speaks with the help
of a voice synthesiser. When he
was 21 years old, the doctors
declared that he would not
survive more than 2 or 3 years.
By the time he was 35 years old,
Hawking was Cambridge's first
Gravitational Physics professor and
received the Lucasian Professor of
Mathematics award.
7) HELEN KELLER
• Born as a blind, deaf, and mute on June 27,
1880
Author, political activist and lecturer Helen
Keller devoted her life to persons with
disabilities, thus becoming an inspiration to
many disabled persons. A prolific author,
Keller travelled to at least 39 countries. She
campaigned for women's suffrage, workers'
rights, socialism and many other social
causes
8) ALBERT EINSTEIN
Born on March 14, 1879 and had a learning disability
and did not speak until age 3. He had a very
difficult time doing maths in school. It was also
very hard for him to express himself through
writing. Was severely dyslexic and autistic. The
great Albert Einstein fought his disability and
entered into the world of theoretical physics
where he changed the face of physics and science
forever. His theory of relativity is said to be the
most revolutionary theory of physics. He won a
Nobel Prize for his photoelectric effect theory in
1921.
9) ROBIN WILLIAMS
Born on July 21, 1951, Robin Williams
suffered from Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) as a
child.The actor and comedian Robin
Williams won the Academy Award for
Best Supporting Actor for his
performance as therapist Dr. Sean
Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He
received 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Golden
Globe Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild
Awards and 5 Grammy Awards.
10) TOM CRUISE
He has a learning disability that alters the way
the brain process written material. He showed
signs of a learning disability beginning in grade
school, says he finally learned to read as an
adult through Study Technology, The
Hollywood hearthrob star, who was severely
dyslexic, has been nominated for 3 Academy
Awards and has won 3 Golden Globe Awards.
He started his career at age 19 and is
immensely popular star with along list of
successful movies.
11)ABHISHEK BACHAN
Dyslexic in his childhood and attended a
special school. Eventually, Abhishek
overcame the disorder and went on to
become a classic actor. His father and
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bacchan too
miraculously survived a fatal accident in
1982 on the sets of film "Coolie", but,
with his strong determination, he still
rules the Indian film industry.
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Extra ordinary personalities with disabilities

  • 1. EXTRA ORDINARY PERSONALITIES WITH DISABILITIES Presented By THOSHINA THOMAS KEYI SAHIB TRAINING COLLEGE
  • 2. 1) BHARAT KUMAR Bharat Kumar was born with a right hand by birth, but his physical disability never dissuade him from pursuing his dreams. Born on Dec 10, 1989, Bharat Kumar, a world champion, has made Bharat (India) proud by winning over 50 medals in para- swimming contests.
  • 3. 2) SUDHA CHANDRAN The renowned Indian classical dancer and TV actress Sudha Chandran met an accident, at the age of 17, when she was travelling from Mumbai to Chennai. In the tragedy, she lost her left leg that had to be amputated. But, the brave woman did not give up her indomitable spirit and continued to fulfill her dream and profession with the help of Jaipur foot.
  • 4. 3) ARUNIMA SINHA 27-year-old Arunima Sinha lost her left leg in an unfortunate incident on April 11, 2011.Arunima decided to convert her weakness into her biggest strength and by her true determination.On May 21, 2013, she achieved the rare feat to become the first Indian amputee to conquer the Mount Everest, with the help of a prosthetic leg.
  • 5. 4) PREETHI SRINIVASAN Became Quadriplegic at the age of 18 on 11th July, 1998. she was the captain of the under-19 Tamil Nadu women's cricket team during its only victory in a national tournament in 1997 and a champion in swimming, has defeated her disabilities with her strong will.
  • 6. 5) GIRISH SHARMA Lost one leg in a train accident, when he was just 2 years old. Girish Sharma, a badminton champion, has proved that no matter whatever the circumstances are, you can still be a Champion in your preferred field in your life.
  • 7. 6) STEPHEN HAWKING Suffers from rare motor neuron disease and speaks with the help of a voice synthesiser. When he was 21 years old, the doctors declared that he would not survive more than 2 or 3 years. By the time he was 35 years old, Hawking was Cambridge's first Gravitational Physics professor and received the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics award.
  • 8. 7) HELEN KELLER • Born as a blind, deaf, and mute on June 27, 1880 Author, political activist and lecturer Helen Keller devoted her life to persons with disabilities, thus becoming an inspiration to many disabled persons. A prolific author, Keller travelled to at least 39 countries. She campaigned for women's suffrage, workers' rights, socialism and many other social causes
  • 9. 8) ALBERT EINSTEIN Born on March 14, 1879 and had a learning disability and did not speak until age 3. He had a very difficult time doing maths in school. It was also very hard for him to express himself through writing. Was severely dyslexic and autistic. The great Albert Einstein fought his disability and entered into the world of theoretical physics where he changed the face of physics and science forever. His theory of relativity is said to be the most revolutionary theory of physics. He won a Nobel Prize for his photoelectric effect theory in 1921.
  • 10. 9) ROBIN WILLIAMS Born on July 21, 1951, Robin Williams suffered from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) as a child.The actor and comedian Robin Williams won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as therapist Dr. Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He received 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards and 5 Grammy Awards.
  • 11. 10) TOM CRUISE He has a learning disability that alters the way the brain process written material. He showed signs of a learning disability beginning in grade school, says he finally learned to read as an adult through Study Technology, The Hollywood hearthrob star, who was severely dyslexic, has been nominated for 3 Academy Awards and has won 3 Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 and is immensely popular star with along list of successful movies.
  • 12. 11)ABHISHEK BACHAN Dyslexic in his childhood and attended a special school. Eventually, Abhishek overcame the disorder and went on to become a classic actor. His father and Bollywood legend Amitabh Bacchan too miraculously survived a fatal accident in 1982 on the sets of film "Coolie", but, with his strong determination, he still rules the Indian film industry.