A toddler has few friends to share the feelings, and a doll is in the priority list. A doll means everything for a kid. Have you ever come up with the feeling of special kids who needs more attention and care due to different disabilities. Some parents who are having a kid are unique may face the situation of asking, “Why am I not like them?”. How it’s terrible to bare even the doll reminds it too.
By understanding the feelings of disable kids, Amy Jandrisevits ensure that no kid will ever feel different. She created a customized doll for little kids who is with disabilities. What most exciting thing is the doll being looks like the owner with the body features. She launched a program called “A doll-like me” to bring pleasure to these special kids from all over the world.
Former social worker Amy is sewing dolls that look just like kids with disabilities for her non-profit “A Doll Like Me”
Every kid can feel loved and included just by looking at their plushy dolls’ faces
“It is a really hard sell to tell a kid, ‘You are perfect the way you are,’ and to build self-esteem that way but never offer them anything that looks like them,” she said. We are going to change the story.”
Amy is hoping her project could inspire a change towards inclusivity and representation
“A Doll Like Me” gives kids that much-needed boost of confidence
Amy, who’s a mom herself, has put all her heart into sewing dolls from home
It is sure that Amy has warmed so many hearts in a way that no medicine could.