Sesame Street debuted their newest muppet, Julia, on HBO on April 10, 2017. Julia made headlines earlier in the yar for being the first Sesame Street muppet with autism. Watch Julia’s introduction from the episode in the video above.
Julia is part of the Sesame Street initiative, See Amazing in All Children, which aims to teach children about autism.
Autism Speaks is committed to increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder. Download our free Family Supports tool kit which includes great ways to teach family and friends to be more supportive of a loved one with autism.