Download PDF If you think that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only United States president with a disability, think again. Our nation has had a distinguished line of presidents with a variety of visible and non-visible disabilities, from epilepsy to hearing impairments to learning disabilities. For most of these men, speaking publicly about their disability was discouraged during their lifetime. Today, we honor them for overcoming the challenges they faced as individuals with disabilities and for leading and serving our country. Read more about our nation’s presidents with disabilities. Visit www.askearn.org for information on the definition and prevalence of disability and current workforce trends, return to work programs, resources on non-visible disabilities, encouraging disability disclosure, and more.