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First Barbie doll with hearing aids is 'really important'

Liz Blamire

31st August 2022

Rose Ayling-Ellis worked with Barbie to create their first doll with a hearing aid.

In this video, Rose explains why this is such a big deal and will have a significant impact on Deaf and hearing children.

You can also read about other inclusive Barbie dolls in this BBC report - 'Inclusive Barbies are a major step in my life'

Liz Blamire

Liz is a former NHS midwife, who has worked in community, birth centre and acute hospital settings. Liz is an SSAT Accredited Lead Practitioner, who has taught Health and Social Care in FE and secondary schools, where she was a successful HOD. Liz is an experienced senior examiner and author and is the current tutor2u subject lead for Health and Social Care.

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