Still from Sesame's Streets Autism Video

Sesame Street Creates Online Videos and New Character With Autism


“Sesame Street” and autism awareness is a perfect combination.

This week the celebrated children’s show introduced the world to Julia, a character with autism. Julia is part of an initiative called “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children.” The online program will provide resources for viewers on the spectrum, as well as educate the general public about autism.

Also available on the Sesame Street and Autism website are some fantastic videos telling the stories of people with autism. In them, the “Sesame Street” character Abby spends some time getting to know parents, siblings, friends, teachers and kids affected by autism.

We’ve compiled some of our favorites of these videos below for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

Thomas’s Story: 

A Sibling Story: 

Nasaiah’s Day: 

 Family Friends: 

Which stories are your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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