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Creating Julia: Sesame Street's new character with autism

Season 4 Episode 409 | 6m 55s

In the fall of 2015 Sesame Street introduced audiences to Julia, a four year old girl with autism. Dr. Wendy Stone at the University of Washington was a primary consultant in the development of Julia; learn more about the autism diagnosis and how she worked with Sesame Street to create a character aimed at promoting acceptance.

Aired: 04/25/16

Rating: NR

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