Julia — Sesame Street’s First Character with Autism

Posted on October 25, 2015 at 3:57 pm

Copyright 2015 Sesame Workshop
Copyright 2015 Sesame Workshop
Sesame Street’s newest resident is Julia, a green-eyed, orange-haired character with autism. There’s already a book about Julia online. It is a wonderful way to teach children not just about autism but about how to think about the best way to communicate with all different kinds of people.

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Smile of the Week: Katy Perry Sings With Jodi DiPiazza, Musician With Autism

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 12:15 pm

From this weekend’s Comedy Central Night of Two Many Stars benefit for autism (Sunday at 8 Eastern), this touching duet:

Her father says, “I’ve taken off the idea that there’s some limit on her.”

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