Mattel unveils Barbie dolls with hearing aids

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Mattel unveils Barbie dolls with hearing aids

Mattel with its latest addition to making the Barbie line includes Barbies with hearing aids to play with dolls just like themselves.

Barbie teamed up with Dr. Jen Richardson to ensure hearing aids were correctly represented. 

“I’m honored to have worked with Barbie to create an accurate reflection of a doll with behind-the-ear hearing aids,” Richardson said.
“As an educational audiologist with over 18 years of experience working in hearing loss advocacy, it’s inspiring to see those who experience hearing loss reflected in a doll.”
Mattel has had a rocky past with being all-inclusive before, but now they are turning a new leaf.
In 2020, the brand released a statement on diversity inclusion and the importance of continuing the conversation about race.