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Video: Sesame Street Debuts New Character with Autism

Sesame Street debuts new character with autism
Posted at 9:11 AM, Mar 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 08:54:41-04

(CNN Newsource) -- Julia, a Muppet with autism, makes he on-air debut on Sesame Street.

She is curious and loves to play and sing. She also has autism. 

Julia's debut is part of the shows "See Amazing In All Children" Campaign.

According to the CDC, an estimated one in every 68 American school-aged children have autism. 

Julia's debut marks "Sesame Street's" first new on-air character in a decade.