For children who are born with disabilities, the world can be a pretty tough place.
So, of course, representing these disabilities in children's toys and dolls is of the utmost importance and, recently, one mom explained this perfectly.
Here's the full story...
It is a well-known fact that children (and, even more sadly, most adults) can be cruel to those who are different.
via: ShutterstockIf a child looks a little different from their peers, they are more likely to be divided from the group.
And this can often result in bullying.
via: ShutterstockIt's a sad reality that some children, from very young ages, hold a cruel streak.
But there is an unusual way to make sure children who suffer from physical disabilities feel included in society...
via: GettyAnd what is that?
Well, it's through toys, of course.
via: GettyFor disabled children, being able to see yourself in a doll can make a whole world of difference.
There are a huge range of options out there, too.
via: FacebookEtsy is full to the brim with all kinds of dolls perfect for young children living with both physical and mental ailments.
The diversity in these dolls is incredible...
via: FacebookAnd, recently, one mom spoke out about the huge difference these dolls have made upon a series of children who suffer from conditions such as Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, and Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
And the internet is absolutely loving it.
via: FacebookIt's truly a heartwarming story.