3 Life Lessons from Sesame Street’s First Muppet with Autism

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By: Meredith Witthar Posted: 10:17 AM, Jun 20, 2019 Updated: 10:09 AM, Jun 21, 2019

50 years ago, Sesame Street introduced us to some pretty colorful characters: a big, yellow bird and a grouchy, green monster. And in 2017, the show added an official new member – Julia, a muppet with autism. This year Sesame Street debuted Julia’s family as a part of their autism initiative, See Amazing in All Children. So we met up with the puppeteer behind Julia, Stacey Gordon, to discuss why everyone deserves to be included.