In a few weeks, a new Muppet will come to Sesame Street. Her name is Julia, and she has autism. Meet her next on #60Minutes
In a few weeks, a new Muppet will come to Sesame Street. Her name is Julia, and she has autism. Meet her next on #60Minutes
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With its 1st Julia ep, Sesame Street hopes to deliver a message of inclusion. Elmo: We really like Julia. She’s really special to us.”
Every Muppet needs its own puppeteer. Julia’s, Stacey Gordon, is especially connected to her Muppet. Gordon’s son has autism.
The focus on autism began with an online initiative. It was so well-received, the show decided to bring Julia to the broadcast. #60Minutes
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#60Minutes visited the Sesame Street set in NYC during the filming Julia’s debut when Big Bird meets the show's first Muppet with autism.
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