Sesame Street's Newest, Autistic Character
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 535 , Segment 2
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- Apr 19, 2017 11:00 pm
- 11:07 mins
Guest: Wesley Dotson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Special Education in the School of Education, Director of the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research, Texas Tech University Last week, Sesame Street got a new friend and, in a first for the show, she has autism. Wesley Dotson says the PBS show’s move to include a character with autism is a huge step forward for those on the spectrum.