Sesame Street Muppet Julia
UNITED STATES - APRIL 4: From left, actress Holly Robinson Peete, and Sesame Street character Abby Cadabby introduce the newest Sesame Street Muppet Julia, a Muppet with autism, during a presentation in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Bill Clark—CQ-Roll Call,Inc.

It’s Important that Sesame Street Added a Character with Autism

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