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How a ‘Sesame Street’ muppet became embroiled in a controversy over autism | The Spokesman-Review

An autistic “Sesame Street” muppet is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organization in the United States advocating for early intervention, and autistic adults who see the condition as a difference, not a disease needing to be cured. Source: How a ‘Sesame Street’ muppet became embroiled in a controversy over autism | […]

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How a Sesame Street Muppet became embroiled in a controversy over autism | The Independent

An autistic Sesame Street character is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organisation in the United States.  Since 2017, a Muppet named Julia has given children on the spectrum a Source: How a Sesame Street Muppet became embroiled in a controversy over autism | The Independent

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington Post

An autistic “Sesame Street” muppet is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organization in the United States advocating for early intervention, and autistic adults who see the condition as a difference, not a disease needing to be cured. Source: Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington […]

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington Post

An autistic “Sesame Street” muppet is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organization in the United States advocating for early intervention, and autistic adults who see the condition as a difference, not a disease needing to be cured. Source: Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington […]

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As Seen On Facebook | Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner. | Eve Reiland

Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner.  I’m going to fix his tweet: Autistic people hate Autism Speaks so when Julia the muppet aligned with an Autistic Hate Group on a PSA, Autistic People cut their ties.  That’s what Autistic People do when their civil and human rights are violated.  There, fixed it. Sesame Street #LightItUpGold and create […]

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Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network has announced that it will end its years-long partnership with Sesame Street due to the show’s continued work with Autism Speaks, a deeply harmful organization. Source: Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

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Sesame Street autism controversy: Julia is a great character, but the show must end its partnership with Autism Speaks.

Julia, an autistic Muppet, was an emotional triumph. So why is the show now helping promote insidious ideas about neurodiverse people? Source: Sesame Street autism controversy: Julia is a great character, but the show must end its partnership with Autism Speaks.