According to a story on cnn.com, Sesame Street has added a character with autism to its resources for parents. The little girl named Julia is part of a new program designed to spread awareness about children with autism. The digital storybook shows Elmo at play with Julia and explaining some of her differences to other children.
The Sesame Street and Autism: See All in Amazing Children program is available as an app and on desktop. It includes daily routine cards and resources to help family, friends and others who encounter children with autism.