It has been five years since a puppet with autism has been introduced on the PBS show “Sesame Street”. New research suggests that the character and the materials being used on their website are helping to change the minds of parents of kids with and without developmental disabilities. The study showed a less biased opinion of children on the autism spectrum.
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-Jamie Lazaroff, Self Advocate Coordinator