A sesame street big golden book about a new character with autism. Julia is part of sesame s autism awareness initiative, see amazing in all children, and shes the first new muppet to appear on sesame street since abby cadabby in 2006. Julia, who has austim, joins the sesame street gang cnn. A special premier episode features all the sesame street friends meeting julia and learning to appreciate all types of people. Donate today to support the sesame street yellow feather fund, which brings education to children in need. Now, the sesame workshop is bringing in her whole family. Meet julia, the first sesame street character with autism. Chocolate chip and his brother cookie both have autism too.
Sesame workshop is releasing several autism resources including videos for kids and parents, storybooks and digital interactives. Gund sesame street julia plush gund is proud to welcome the newest member of the sesame street family our friend julia. Together, the three pals have a delightful playdate. Julia, sesame streets new character with autism, helps. Autism sesame street in communities sesame street in. A story about friendship and autism sesame street big golden book.
Sesame street is a production of sesame workshop, a nonprofit educational organization. How sesame street is working to prevent bullying with a new book. This story stars elmo, abby, and their friend julia, who has autism. A muppet with autism makes her sesame street debut on april 10, a first for the show. Meet julia, the first muppet on sesame street with autism. For the first time in a decade, the classic childrens television show sesame street will introduce a new muppet on the air her name is julia. On the show, julia gets upset when rudy takes fluffster, a special toy that she uses to help calm herself. Elmo introduces his longtime friend julia to abby, whos a little confused at first because julia isnt. Meanwhile, sesame street will air an episode this weekend featuring julia, a muppet with autism. In 2017, sesame street welcomed julia, a muppet with autism, to its tv cast.
In 2017, sesame street welcomed a new character to the block. Julia and abby share a magic moment of friendship as they relax, blow bubbles, and watch them float and pop. Sesame street and autism see amazing in all children home. Julia, a muppet who has autism, has already appearance in sesame street cartoons and books. The workshop produces sesame street programs, seen in. Sesame street unveils their first character with autism. Several years in the making, its launch included the introduction of julia, an autistic muppet. She and elmo are different in some ways, but they have lots in common too. Sesame street has now decided to undo that progress. Sesame street created a new storybook called circle of friends featuring julia. See amazing in all children was launched online, and julia is. How a muppet with autism helps heal childhood wounds i wish there had been a character like julia on tv when i was a lonely kid with an autism diagnosis shares. The introduction is intended to help destigmatize autism and reduce isolation among diagnosed children. This is another wonderful sesame street book on autism.
Sesame street s, new character, julia a sweet and curious fouryearold with autism helps combat misconceptions and teaches children and families about acceptance. Julia s arrival to sesame street comes with a plan to better educate the public about autism spectrum disorder while also providing affected families with tools and resources. See amazing in all children initiative and released on in the book, readers are introduced to julia s family, including her brother samuel. Julia, a muppet with autism, joins the cast of sesame street. Also included in the launch is a broadranging website with videos, books, and helpful resources for. Sesame street introduces julias family, new autism resources. See amazing in all children is a brand new sesame street project focused on autism. Children with autism are five times more likely to be bullied than their. It comes in time for april, which is autism awareness. Help prevent bullying with sesame streets new autism book by. Im sure well see another book about autism, from julias perspective.
Sesame street is here for you with activities and tips for the challenges and joys along the way. The fouryearold girl with an orange bobcut and green eyes debuted in 2015 as part of the sesame street and autism. Julia is an amazing 4yearold girl with autism who lives on sesame street and does things just a little bit differently, in a julia sort of way. The episode starring julia dubbed the fluffster kerfufflel debuts saturday at 9. Kimmelmans picture book, were amazing, 1,2,3, helped to.
Its part of sesame streets autism initiative that has expanded to include a new character with autism. All cheers for julia, the newest friend to join elmo, big bird and the sesame street family in a new program designed to spread awareness about children with autism. Sesame street is adding a new character to its lineup with julia, a muppet who has vibrant red hair and autism julia is already a staple in sesame street digital and print books. After nearly a decade of featuring the same muppet characters, sesame street added a yellow muppet named julia. We created julia, the first sesame street muppet with autism, as a digitalonly storybook character in 2015. A julia storybook, also sometimes titled as julia s circle of friends. Julias dad told elmo that she does things a little differently because she has autism. Sesame street introduces julia, a muppet with autism the. Sesame street introduces julias family, new autism. We are children, brothers, and sistersand we are also mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles, cousins and grandparents. At first only in an online picture book, and later the show itself, the character, an autistic 4yearold girl, was. Sesame street introduces julia, a muppet with autism. New york, ny april 1, 2019 in honor of autism acceptance month, sesame workshop launched new videos and materials featuring the family of julia, a 4yearold sesame street muppet with autism, as part of its sesame street and autism.
Sesames autism initiative is about fighting this most harmful of human instincts. Wouldnt it be better to write a story about autism from an autistic characters point ofview. Sesame street introduces muppet with autism to teach. Four years ago, sesame street introduced julia, its first new muppet in 10 years. According to its website, the nationwide initiative is geared toward families and communities with children between 2 and 5.
They are all three about julia, her family and elmo it shows how others friends should treat her and how she can have friends. Join julia, fluffster, elmo, and david as they play peekaboo. Sesame street introduces first character with autism. Julia has a stuffed bunny named fluffster, and elmo has a doll named david. The newest resident of sesame street has orange hair and a fondness for her toy rabbit. She has autism, which friends like elmo and abby cadabby will tell you means that sometimes she does things a little bit differently, in a julia sort of way. A story about friendship and autism sesame street big golden book at. A julia storybook is a 2018 digital storybook produced as part of the sesame street and autism. At the park, they meet up with elmo and abby cadabby and try to find julia s lost toy, fluffster.
Sesame street has introduced julia, a muppet with autism. Its latest psas featuring julia promote autism speaks screen for autism initiative and their resource for parents of newlydiagnosed autistic children, the 100 day kit. On the first day of summer camp, julia stands up for another camper with autism who is being bullied, and the two become friends. Sesame workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind sesame street and so much more. Sesame street will add julia, a 4yearold female muppet who has autism, to its cast next month as part of an expanding autism initiative. Julias new sesame street muppet family debuts as part of. Im autistic, just like julia, and im so excited youre going to read this story. Why the team behind sesame street created a character with.
Help prevent bullying with sesame streets new autism book. Asan has ended partnership with sesame street autistic. A julia storybook is a 2019 digital storybook produced as part of the sesame street and autism. Sesame street yellow feather fund is raising funds for help prevent bullying with sesame street s new autism book on kickstarter. Sesame street introduces julia, a muppet with autism julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She is a young girl with bright orange hair and big green eyes and is friends with elmo and abby. Autistic people are important parts of our families. All children depend on their families for encouragement to step out into the world and for a safe place to return. Sesame street broke ground when it introduced julia, the first muppet with autism. See amazing in all children initiative and released on the book features julia attending her first day of camp. Sesame workshop aimed to reduce the stigma of autism through the characterization of julia in the digital storybook, we.
Our mission is to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinderand were at work in more than 150 countries, using the power of media and our beloved muppets to meet childrens development needs with critical early education, social. Share the amazing by celebrating and supporting the uniqueness of every child, including those on the autism. In an exclusive announcement on on wednesday morning, sesame workshop introduced julia, a muppet with autism, as part of a new initiative called sesame street and autism. Like much of autism speaks recent advertising, these psas use the language of acceptance and understanding to. Childhood bullying hurts and kids with autism are disproportionately affected. Julias new sesame street muppet family debuts as part of autism. Julias appearance on the beloved childrens show helped to raise autism.289 1238 324 367 1498 94 1412 209 1102 529 1150 109 368 233 1283 1495 83 362 736 200 712 397 1314 1298 932 654 941 704 668 869 837 558 543 1223 1021 1313 909 1287 113 1339 941 364 301