More campaigns are starting to raise awareness of social and children’s issues through dolls, a recent one being the Toy Like Me campaign that began on Facebook and resulted in the release of a line of dolls designed for children with disabilities.
If Americans are outliers among outliers, then the subculture of American institutional schooling, which makes increasingly rigid demands on very young children and suppresses more and more of their natural energies and inclinations, is an outlier to that.
Ahlquist has designed a fabric that’s actually a screen, and when someone touches it, it changes colors or projects images. This technology is being called “Social Sensory Surfaces,” which, Ahlquist explained, has to do with how we interact with our environment.
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