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How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autism - News@Northeastern

She has bright orange hair, loves to sing, and is excellent at memorizing song lyrics. She can take longer than others to respond to questions, and is sensitive to loud noises, including sirens. Meet 4-year-old Julia, the first new Muppet that Sesame ...and more »

How these new Sesame Street and Power Rangers characters are changing Hollywood's portrayal of autism - PBS NewsHour

Sesame Street will add a new friend to the neighborhood next month when it debuts Julia, the first muppet with autism. And when the “Power Rangers” movie hit the box offices Friday, it offered a new take on some of the characters in the superhero ...and more »

Congress Meets New Muppet with Autism, Julia - Roll Call

Actress and autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete, and “Sesame Street” character Abby Cadabby introduce the newest Muppet, Julia, right, during a presentation in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call). Alex Gangitano ...and more »

Julia, A New Muppet With Autism, Finds Her Way To Sesame Street - DOGOnews

While the fact that Julia, is “Sesame Street's” first new Muppet in a decade is certainly newsworthy, that is not the only thing that makes her special. The cheery, green-eyed 4-year-old, who has autism, is also here to expose young kids to children ...and more »

April Is Autism Awareness Month: Sesame Street Names A New Character, And A Local School Helps Autistic Students ... - Houston Public Media

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is diagnosed for individuals with a variable developmental disorder that appears by age three and is characterized by impairment of the ability to form normal social relationships. Dr. Shawn Hirsch, a licensed ...and more »

Word on the Hill: Meet Julia - Roll Call

“Sesame Street's” Abby Cadabby, left, will join Julia on the Hill on Tuesday. (Screenshot from PBS). Alex Gangitano · @alexgangitano. Posted Apr 4, 2017 5:00 AM. Save for later. The newest “Sesame Street” muppet, Julia, is coming to Capitol Hill on ...and more »

VIDEO: There's A New Friend on SESAME STREET - 'Meet Julia' Debut on HBO 4/10 - Broadway World

As an extension of Sesame Workshop's ongoing autism initiative, Julia, a new SESAME STREET Muppet with autism, makes her first appearance during Autism Awareness Month in the episode entitled "Meet Julia," debuting MONDAY, APRIL 10 (8:00-8:30 a.m. ET ...and more »

Things we like: News brands prove their value and Sesame Street introduces Julia - CampaignLive

News brands prove their worth to the ad industry, and Sesame Street's new character is Julia, a puppet with autism. Sesame Street: Julia joins the team. News brands proving their worth. Advertising campaigns using UK news brands are "36% more likely to ...and more »

Sesame Street's Julia Is Breaking Barriers By Promoting Autism Awareness - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The newest resident on sesame street is a character with autism. Julia, is the first muppet to join the show in a long time. As Amy Yensi reports, Julia is breaking barriers. She doesn't talk as much as Big Bird, but her presence on ...and more »

'Sesame Street' proudly introduces first muppet with autism - Hawk Eye

Julia, a friendly muppet with orange hair, a kind smile, and big, green eyes, is going to make her debut on Sesame Street on April 10, 2017. She is a young girl with autism who isn't afraid to take on new challenges and to be herself. Her introductory ...and more »