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Why are lefties left out?
From Deborah Hilliard
Being left-handed does not mean being left out. At Fisher-Price, for example, we test toys on children who are both right- and left-handed—and make every effort to ensure that the toys provide easy access and use. We also offer children's utensils and cups that can be used by both right- and left-handed children. Also, most of the scissors currently made for children are designed for use with either hand. Your grandson is not being discriminated against for being left-handed; it's just that many of today's products are made for either hand, so there are not as many specialized left-handed items as in the past.
Kathleen Alfano Ph.D. Director of Child Research at Fisher-Price®