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Sesame Street's First Autistic Character, Julia, Made Her Network Debut Today

By Mustafa Gatollari

Sesame Street broke new ground a while back when they debuted a new digital character, Julia. She was the first Muppet with autism and the response to her character was so great, that the show's creators decided to go and make her a regular part of the cast.

Julia finally made her debut as a staple character on the show. And her first episode could be eye-opening for a lot of viewers.