With so many successful dyslexics already on the site, it only seems fair to mention Chris Koehl. A 21-year old hip hop dancer and finalist on Fox's [1] So You Think You Can Dance [2], Koehl believes his dyslexia gave him the determination and drive necessary to successfully compete on the popular television show. During an interview with Digital Spy [3], Chris stated, “The main thing the dyslexia did more than anything is that it was a big wall that I was unable to knock down for a long time […] It was something that really held me back […] But now, from friends and family pushing me forward, I feel that it has been knocked down and I do feel that one reason I did end up on the show, ‘cos now I can believe in myself more.”

Read the rest over at Digital Spy [3].

Former So You Think You Can Dance participant Chris Koehl opens up about his learning disability.
Chris Koehl