Resources for lefties
Beethoven, Albert Einstein and Julia Roberts. Here are more famous lefties.
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Some famous lefties
  • Some of the greatest artists in history have been lefties, including M.C. Escher, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Rembrandt. Left-handed people are usually more accomplished in many areas of music and the arts.
  • Four of the past eight American presidents were left-handed, including Barack Obama.
  • 4 of the 5 original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed.
  • Albert Einstein
  • Beethoven
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Bruce Willis
  • Demi Moore
  • Henry Ford
  • Julia Roberts
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Celine Dion
  • Paul McCartney
  • And...Kermit the Frog.
Useful websites

Books to read

"Loving Lefties: How to Raise Your Left-Handed Child in a Right-Handed World" by Jane M Healey

"Your left-handed child:  Making things easy for left-handers in a right-handed world" by Lauren Milsom

"The left-handed backward book" by Kelly Kinsolving (specifically created for young left-handed children).

Read more about Raising a left-handed child.

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