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This Toy Company Is Making Dolls With Disabilities

This Toy Company Is Making Dolls With Disabilities

In the last few years, parents have been pushing toy makers to make dolls that look more realistic and less like plastic surgery cases gone wrong. In a recent campaign, parents used the hashtag #ToyLikeMe to ask companies to make toys that show disabilities, arguing that it’s important for children to see their disabilities reflected as normal and beautiful. British toy maker Makies—which makes customized dolls—took note and created dolls with birthmarks, hearing aids, glasses and walking sticks. They’re also working on creating a toy wheelchair …

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