What Can Sesame Street Do for Autism? (Via Vox.com)

There is no doubt that entertainment is a huge force in shaping people’s worlds. And from Rain Man to The Big Bang Theory, more people are being exposed to the autism spectrum. Sesame Street’s newest character Julia, is the newest autistic character to grace the television scene with a huge child audience. While there are many critics on how autism is portrayed in entertainment, autistic writer Sarah Kurchak talks about how entertainment shaped her understanding of the world and what Julia could mean for future generations.

Read Kurchak’s thoughts at Vox.com.