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Sesame Street To Get New Friend With Autism

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There’s a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia. The Sesame Workshop said Wednesday that the character is being introduced as part of an initiative to take the stigma out of autism. The … …read more

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Introducing Julia, the First Sesame Street Character with Autism

An adorable new character has joined the Sesame Street gang as of Wednesday. The newest neighbor, a green-eyed girl named Julia, is part of an educational and awareness initiative by the nonprofit organization Sesame Workshop, to help children and adults … …read more

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Meet Julia, Sesame Street’s First Character With Autism

As part of a nationwide initiative to shatter stereotypes associated with autism, Sesame Street launched on Wednesday, Oct. 21, the new muppet Julia, the show’s first character with autism. Dubbed “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children … …read more

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Sesame Street welcomes Julia – its first character with autism

Meet Julia, the newest character to join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and friends on Sesame Street. The adorable red headed muppet is the educational franchise’s first digital character with Autism, and was introduced to the crew on Wednesday as part of … …read more

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Meet Julia, Sesame Street’s first character with autism

Sesame Street have created autistic character Julia as part of their Seasame Street and Autism: See Amazing In All Children project, which launched on Wednesday. It includes storybooks, online videos and a downloadable free app that includes video and … …read more

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Salesian School in Chertsey opens autism centre

Peter Cullum from the Cullum family Trust, Head Teacher James Kibble and Mark Lever COR Chief Executive of National Autistic Society with Salesian pupils Students with autism will be given specialist support to help them reach their full potential, thanks … …read more

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Sacramento State Students Seek Autism Answers Through Fruit Flies

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento State scientists are looking to unlock the mystery of autism through fruit flies. A biological sciences professor is using the insects to determine how environmental toxins play a role in the cause of autism. Dr. Kimberly … …read more

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Sesame workshop’s Muppets get new friend with autism

LOS ANGELES — There’s a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia. The Sesame Workshop said yesterday (Oct 21) that the character is being introduced as part of an initiative to take the stigma out of autism. The … …read more

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FSU takes part in Autism Speaks

Autism affects millions of people across the country. According to the CDC, around one in 68 children identify on the autism spectrum. Autism Speaks is an organization that works to bring awareness to autism in order to raise funds for autism research. …read more

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Missing Hayward child with autism found safe

An 8-year-old boy with autism from Hayward has been reunited with his parents after he went missing for hours on Wednesday. He disappeared from Stonebrae Elementary School, causing some terribly anxious moments for his parents. The boy was on the soccer … …read more

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Sesame Street introduces first muppet with autism

Temporary sign renaming of the corner of 31st Street and Eighth Avenue to “Sesame Street” February 4, 2010 outside Madison Square Garden in New York. The theater production of Sesame Street Live runs from February 4-15 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Meet Julia, Sesame Street’s New Character With Autism

There’s a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia. The Sesame Workshop said Wednesday that the character is being introduced as part of an initiative to take the stigma out of autism. The initiative also is aimed at … …read more

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Sesame Workshop’s Muppets Get New Friend With Autism

There’s a newcomer on the Sesame Street block, a preschooler with autism named Julia. The Sesame Workshop said Wednesday that the character is being introduced as part of an initiative to take the stigma out of autism. The initiative also is aimed at … …read more

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