Disney World's 'it's a small world' to be updated with new dolls in wheelchairs

Nov 11, 2022 in "it's a small world"

Posted: Friday November 11, 2022 11:51am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disneyland Resort in California has today unveiled two brand new dolls in wheelchairs at "it's a small world."

According to CNN reporter Natasha Chen, the two new dolls will also appear at Walt Disney World's "it's a small world" attraction in 2023.

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wdwfan22Mar 05, 2023

It was a nice addition now go back and fix everything else that’s broke and burnt out.

nickf456Mar 04, 2023

This is such a heartwarming addition that should add smiles on so many people's faces. Disney, more of these types of wholesome additions please and thank you :)

NunuMar 03, 2023

"Everyone", really? Hmmm, NO. Speak for yourself.

Weather_LadyMar 03, 2023

I have a college friend who became a paraplegic due to a horrible car accident, uses a wheelchair, and coincidentally happens to be an accomplished flautist: I don't believe she'd call the ability to see herself represented in the Disney parks on an attraction -- even though it's the only one -- "wasted time and effort." And how expensive was it, really? They made a chair for a doll. I'll say what the rest of us are actually thinking -- it was a kind gesture for Disney to make.

CampbellzSoupMar 02, 2023

Absolutely fantastic addition

JohnDMar 02, 2023

Thanks. I'll look for it on my next trip coming up in April.

AndyS2992Mar 02, 2023

It's right at the very start in the Europe section. It's the first row of dolls you see as you go under the 'Happiest Cruise' arch. It's in the section listed as 'Scandinavia', on a map I have anyway.

AndyS2992Mar 02, 2023

A nice addition, and I like that it's a different doll and not the same South American doll from California duplicated. I don't know why they don't add more sitting dolls anyway, not necessarily in wheelchairs. It adds variety rather than having them all standing in pretty much the same pose.

JohnDMar 02, 2023

What section is it in?

Prince-1Mar 02, 2023

Inclusivity should always be welcomed at Disney. A great addition to the ride.

Tony the TiggerMar 02, 2023

Well done.

Weather_LadyMar 02, 2023

Darling! Designed so well, it looks like it's always been there.

sheriffwoodyMar 02, 2023

Looks great! Can't wait to see it in person :inlove:

ToTBellHopMar 02, 2023