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Sesame Street’s Amazing Children

Sesame Street sees the “amazing in all children,” including our friends with autism. We learn that some of our friends might see the world a little differently, but it doesn’t keep them from playing at https://youtu.be/RuV8AddbXIs.

This popular children’s television show introduced Julia, a four-year-old girl who has autism in 2015 as part of the Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative. It’s great for kids with autism to see themselves represented on TV.

You can find fun, Sesame Street activities to play at home here:

And get ready for the  furriest virtual playdate ever with Elmo and friends for songs, games, and more with Anne Hathaway, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tracee Ellis Ross and the entire Sesame Street gang! Watch Elmo’s Playdate tomorrow, April 14th at 7pm EST/6pm CST on WarnerMedia Networks – HBO, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and TruTv Channel – and PBS KIDS.

Did you know that about 1 in 54 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC Global’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network?

That’s why our playgrounds include many play elements that allow kids with autism to jump, spin, sway, and swing. Learn more about the mission of Inclusion Matters at Shane’s Inspiration at inclusionmatters.org.