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Mattel’s Barbie With Down Syndrome Doesn’t Talk, Yet Says It All

Last week Mattel made a huge reveal in its storied Barbie doll line: a new Barbie with Down Syndrome. Since there are thousands of children in the United States with Down Syndrome, the most common chromosomal disorder, the new Barbie offers these kiddos an opportunity to “see themselves in Barbie, as well as have Barbie reflect the world around them,” Mattel said in a press release. Another benefit of this new doll is that kids without Down Syndrome can add this Barbie to their collection and make her a valuable part of their play community, just as people with Down Syndrome are a valuable part of the community at large.

Mattel worked closely with the National Down Syndrome Society to create this new Barbie. Like most with Down Syndrome, she is shorter in stature, has a longer torso, smaller ears, a rounder facial shape, a flat nasal bridge and “almond shaped” eyes. She also features leg braces, which many children with Down Syndrome wear at some point growing up.

“Some children with Down syndrome use orthotics to support their feet and ankles, and NDSS provided a box of orthotics to serve as real-life inspiration for the ones this Barbie Fashionista is wearing, matched to her outfit and the bright colors in her design,” Mattel’s press release said.

Even Barbie’s wardrobe makes a statement: her dress is blue and yellow, the colors of Down Syndrome awareness.

Jenny Rapson
Jenny Rapsonhttp://www.foreverymom.com
Jenny Rapson is a wife and mom of three from Ohio and the editor of For Every Mom. You can also find her alternately griping and gushing about her kids at her own blog, Mommin' It Up. You can email her at jrapson@outreach.com, or follow her on Twitter.

Teen Left Hanging by Broken Leg on Power Line After Crash Shares Scariest Part of Ordeal

Kennedy Littledike, a teenager from Idaho, recounts the terrifying moments of being left hanging from a power line by her broken leg after a car crash. Discover her incredible story of survival, resilience, and recovery.

Ohio Bar Raises Age Minimum to 30 on Weekends to Enhance Safety and Reduce Violence

Donerick’s Pub in Groveport, Ohio, now requires patrons to be 30 or older on weekends, citing safety concerns. The age minimum 30 has sparked mixed reactions, with some praising the move and others criticizing it. Learn more about the reasons behind this decision and its impact on the community.

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"I wasn’t born with this. This happened almost a year ago. I believe God is real and is very much alive."