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How "Sesame Street" created Julia, the new Muppet with autism - CBS News

Last Updated Mar 20, 2017 11:37 AM EDT. Entertaining and educating children on television for almost 50 years, the residents of "Sesame Street" have become household names. There's Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, and Oscar the Grouch. Some, like Elmo, Bert ...and more »

Meet The New Kid On 'Sesame Street': Julia, A Muppet With Autism - Huffington Post

Big Bird learns that his new friend does things a bit differently, and that's OK. By Mary Papenfuss. “Sesame Street” just got a whole lot broader with its newest neighbor: Julia, a Muppet with autism. The little girl Muppet with red hair and a favorite ...and more »

Newest "Sesame Street" Muppet has autism: Meet Julia - CBS News

Last Updated Mar 20, 2017 7:33 AM EDT. Update: “Sesame Street” will air the special episode “Meet Julia” Monday, April 10 on HBO and PBS KIDS. The following is a script from “New Kid on the Street,” which aired on March 19, 2017. Lesley Stahl is the ...and more »

Sesame Street to Feature Character With Autism Spectrum Disorder - U.S. News & World Report

Julia, a new autistic Muppet character, will debut on both PBS and HBO next month. (Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop via AP). Come April 10, "Sesame Street" will welcome a new Muppet to the neighborhood who will likely mean a great deal to the one in 68 ...and more »

Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street' - NPR

For the first time in a decade, the classic children's television show Sesame Street will introduce a new Muppet on the air. Her name is Julia. She's a shy and winsome 4-year-old, with striking red hair and green eyes. Julia likes to paint and pick ...and more »

'Sesame Street' introduces Julia, a Muppet with autism - Newsweek

03_20_SesameSt_01 "Sesame Street" has introduced its first new Muppet in 10 years. Her name is Julia, and she has autism. Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop. Share. Tech & Science Sesame Street Autism. “Sesame Street's” newest cast member in 10 years, Julia ...and more »

Despite a move to HBO, 'Sesame Street's' mission remains the same - Los Angeles Times

Despite what the theme song might suggest, getting to "Sesame Street" is actually pretty simple — just a 20-minute subway ride from Manhattan to Kaufman Astoria studios in Queens. At the nearly century-old facility — also home to “Orange Is the New ...and more »

Meet Julia, a Muppet with autism — and the newest character on 'Sesame Street' - Washington Post

In a coming episode of “Sesame Street,” a new character will make her television debut. Her name is Julia — and like so many other Muppets, she's “smiley, curious and loves to play.” Julia also has autism, which means she does some things a little ...and more »

The woman behind Sesame's first autistic Muppet shares why Julia is so important - Mashable

It was a Thursday evening, and puppeteer Stacey Gordon was hard at work in her Phoenix, Arizona studio when she received the call of a lifetime. Matt Vogel, Sesame Street's Muppet Captain and Big Bird understudy, called to let Gordon know that the show ...and more »

Sesame Street to Introduce Muppet With Autism (Video) - KQED

That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes — and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia is one of the gang. Look: On this ...and more »