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Sesame Street Season 47 Episode 4715 - Meet Julia

Discussion in 'Season 47' started by Phillip, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    This episode appears to be rebroadcast today.
     
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  2. Luke kun

    Luke kun Well-Known Member

    Finally, there's a muppet for me! I wonder what autism Julia has. Does she have HFA or Aspergers? I have the latter.
     
  3. BeckyDR

    BeckyDR Member

    Hey fellow Aspie :) I think she has HFA. By the way, did you get my PMs about anime and about what happened with the sheep?
     
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  4. Daffyfan2003

    Daffyfan2003 Well-Known Member

    Well, I have Asperger's.

    Interesting to note that I'm not the only one with Asperger's on this forum. Haven't heard to much about HFA, but I do know about PPD. (Pat, I'd like to buy a vowel.)
     
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  5. BradyBunchFan

    BradyBunchFan Well-Known Member

    I have a friend that has Aspergers.
     
  6. PonysNPuppets

    PonysNPuppets New Member

    Holy heck I have Asperger's too!! :eek: I kinda think Jim Henson himself had it. I don't think there was ever any "official" diagnosis for Jim, but I would not be surprised at all if that's what he had. Makes me wonder what he'd think of Julia if he was alive today.
     
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  7. Luke kun

    Luke kun Well-Known Member

    Yes
     
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  8. MUPPETFAN1976

    MUPPETFAN1976 Active Member

    Personally, I think this is wonderful that they introduced this character. My brother has had cerebral palsy since 2003 and I know how hard it is to go through that. So to have someone to relate to is wonderful.
     
  9. muppetgem

    muppetgem Well-Known Member

    Having Asperger's, it's really nice to finally see an Autistic Muppet. Julia does a lot of things I did when I was younger, like hand flapping, carrying a stuffed animal around, and covering her ears when there's loud noises. It's very heartwarming, really. Julia is just so adorable, I hope we see more of her soon.

    Hey, I have Asperger's, too! It's nice to meet other Aspies on this forum.
     
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  10. Garrett

    Garrett Member

    I saw this episode! It was nice to see Julia on the show! BTW, I have autism too!
     
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