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World, Meet Julia: Sesame Street Introduces New Character With Autism

Over the years, Sesame Street has been a pioneer in holding up a mirror to the lived experiences of children and giving them a friendly Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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Why It Matters That Sesame Street's First Muppet With Autism Is A Girl

It took five years for my daughter to be diagnosed with autism. There were dozens of red flags, beginning from the time she was about 10 months old, Read...
Jody Allard    |   10.23.15   |   SHARE
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Celebrate National Poetry Day With A 17th Century Poem About Nipples

You didn't think people were prim and proper back then, did you? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.2.14   |   SHARE
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