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60 Minutes Features A Muppet With Autism Who Made Her Debut On Sesame Street

Did you watch this segment? On CBS 60 Minutes on March 19, 2017, they featured Julia, a Muppet with autism on her debut episode on Sesame Street. Christine Ferraro, a writer at Sesame Street for 25 years told 60 Minutes, [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sesame Street Releases New Video of Julia; a Muppet with Autism

Way to go Sesame Street! If you haven't heard yet they were just nominated for a Daytime Emmy for their Autism initiative! This video below which was released on March 30, 2015, featuring Julia, a muppet with autism, was voiced [...]

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‘Sesame Street’ Surprises Girl with Autism on her Sweet 16!

Tori Medlyn who is mainly non-verbal and has autism is a big fan of Sesame Street! Medlyn’s mom with this in mind and knowing her daughter’s Sweet 16 was coming up reached out to PBS to see if they could [...]

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On Sesame Street’s Birthday We Thank Them for Julia; a Muppet with Autism!

On November 10, 2015, Sesame Street turns 46-years-old. During their historic run on television no moment may be bigger for our community than the announcement of Julia, their first-ever character who happens to be on the autism spectrum! Julia has since [...]

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Why Sesame Street Picked a Girl Character with Autism

Did you know 1 in 42 boys are diagnosed with autism but only 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism in the United States? Sesame Street has recently gone viral for them announcing Julia, the first muppet with autism [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Sesame Street Picked a Girl Character with Autism

Good Morning America Highlights Julia, The First Muppet with Autism!

Thanks to Sesame Street and Sesame Workshop, the world is now being introduced to Julia, the first-ever muppet with autism! The story become a viral hit in our community and is already receiving very positive praise! Good Morning America highlighted [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Good Morning America Highlights Julia, The First Muppet with Autism!