Monday October 17th, 2016:
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This overly-simplified list reminds us that some of the most brilliant minds in history have had some form of disability.
Note: It doesn’t seem that Einstein was ever actually diagnosed with Asperger’s (the concept was not even developed until he was in his mid-60s) but he displayed a good amount of signs indicating he had the condition.
EDIT: It seems the above link is no longer available, so here is another list provided by Mental Floss:
“12 Disabled Scientists Who Made the World a Better Place”