Klinger's work with Sesame Street featured on WRAL

Laura Klinger, PhD, director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program and associate professor of psychiatry in the UNC School of Medicine, collaborated with Sesame Street on the creation of Julia, a new character on the show who is depicted as having autism.

Klinger's work with Sesame Street featured on WRAL click to enlarge Laura Klinger, PhD

Klinger was recently interviewed by WRAL about the creation of Julia. Watch the story.

In April, she discussed this topic on WUNC's The State of Things. Listen to that interview here.

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