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Julia, new ‘Sesame Street’ puppet on autism spectrum, to be featured at Long Island reading

Julia will appear in Plainview June 15.

Julia will appear in Plainview June 15. Credit: CIIT Center

Julia, the new “Sesame Street” puppet who is on the autism spectrum, will be featured in doll form at a reading of the book “We’re Amazing 1, 2, 3” during a movement therapy and story time at 4:30 p.m. today, at The Center for Integrative & Innovative Therapies in Plainview.

The free event is open to kids on the spectrum along with siblings, peers and friends. R.S.V.P. requested at 516-243-8660. The center is at 131 Sunnyside Blvd., Suite 100.

Julia debuted as a physical Muppet in a “Sesame Street” episode that aired on April 10, 2017. She’s a 4-year-old girl with orange hair and green eyes.


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