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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 »

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

. X. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is diagnosed for individuals with a variable developmental disorder that appears by age three and is characterized by ...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 »

Congress Meets New Muppet with Autism, Julia - Roll Call

“Sesame Street” showed off its new Muppet, Julia, on Tuesday at a briefing in the Capitol by actress and autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete. Julia is a four-year-old year old with autism. She makes her debut on the show on April 10 on HBO, PBS and ...and more »

Medical Center Evaluates Sesame Street and Autism - Georgetown University The Hoya

The results of a collaborative study between the Children's National Health System and a researcher at the Georgetown University Medical Center, focused on evaluating the effectiveness of an initiative on autism in the children's show Sesame Street ...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 »

Meet Julia, New 'Sesame Street' Character Premiering April 10 - Awards Daily

In the Monday, April 10 episode of Sesame Street titled “Meet Julia,” viewers will be introduced to Julia, a new Muppet who happens to have autism. Audiences can get a glimpse of Julia and be introduced to her puppeteer Stacey Gordon (who just happens ...and more »

Wisconsin Autism Advocate Has High Hopes For Julia, The 'Sesame Street' Muppet - Wisconsin Public Radio News

A Wisconsin autism advocate says she is "very excited" the children's television show "Sesame Street" is introducing viewers to a new Muppet — Julia, a pre-schooler who is autistic. Julia is a shy 4-year-old with red hair and green eyes who likes ...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 »