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Barbie doll with hearing aids added to inclusive line
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Barbie has added a few new dolls to its inclusive line.
On Wednesday, the brand – owned by toymaker Mattel – announced the upcoming release of a Barbie with hearing aids, among several other new dolls in the Fashionistas line.
The doll is the first-ever Barbie with behind-the-ear-hearing aids and was designed in partnership with educational audiologist and hearing loss advocate Dr. Jen Richardson, according to an announcement provided to FOX Business.
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"I’m honored to have worked with Barbie to create an accurate reflection of a doll with behind-the-ear hearing aids," Richardson said in a statement.