Sesame Street Introduces First Character with Autism
Julia will be the first character on Sesame Street to have Autism.
In her debut episode, viewers will see the regular castmembers introducing themselves to Julia. There’s an instance where Big Bird is speaking to Julia and he becomes confused when Julia doesn’t respond.
Th show is hopeful, that Julia will help kids without autism to understand what autism can look like.
Julia’s introduction to Sesame Street episode ends with the muppets, including Julia, singing “We can all be friends.”