By Sahar Mourad For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:46 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 02:46 BST, 19 September 2020
A proud mum says her disabled son was thrilled to receive a doll that had disabilities just like him.
Emma Evert, from Brisbane, said her vision-impaired son Harlen was delighted after getting a Kmart diversity doll with thick glasses and a cane.
Harlen has septo-optic dysplasia, which means he is legally blind and is developmentally delayed. He also uses a cane to help him walk.
Emma Evert from Brisbane said her vision-impaired son Harlen was thrilled when he was gifted a toy that had a 'disability' just like him
Harlen, five, plays with the new fashion Doll from Kmart which promotes diversity
Kmart Australia has released a range of dolls with disabilities, including ones that are blind, deaf, on crutches, in a wheelchair or have a bionic leg
'She has fluffy hair and a cane and glasses like me!' an excited Harlen told A Current Affair.
'I was a little bit emotional, it's something different that I haven't seen before,' Ms Evert said.
'He did a big squeal, he was super excited and he said 'it's got a cane like me mum, how does it even have a