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Autism Awareness & More from Sesame Street!

By B. Jamison

Image of Big Bird and other characters from Sesame Street

Sesame Street in Communities releases a new topic each month, and this month we are highlighting autism awareness. We have some great content for parents, providers, and kids to build understanding, support families impacted by autism, and celebrate the uniqueness of all children.

Check it out!


New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

By D. Cheeks

PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App, offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android, PBS KIDS Games will ensure that as many families as possible can play free learning games, anytime and anywhere.

It's a New Adventure! Sesame Street for Military Families - Transitions

By B. Jamison

Sesame Street Transitions for Military Families characters

The Adventure Campaign

Big changes can make for a real adventure story! Whether your family has transitioned or is currently transitioning out of the military, resources from Sesame Street can help along the way.  

That's why we've created The Adventure Campaign, an e-newsletter just for transitioning military and veteran families filled with fun activities and useful tips to help you and your kids navigate changes as a team. Get your adventure pack—we're in this together!

PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

Watching a child learn to read can feel miraculous.

And for good reason: reading is an incredibly complex process that requires children to recognize shapes (letters), match these shapes with their corresponding sounds, combine these sounds into words, and then mentally pair these word with their definitions. Emerging readers must also begin to understand and apply decoding rules, pause at punctuation, and infer word meanings based on context clues.

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children

Sesame Street and Autism

After 3 years of consultation with 14 partner organizations, we are thrilled to announce that Sesame Workshop is launching our newest domestic social impact initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children. This initiative will help increase understanding, reduce stigma, and demonstrate the commonalities that children with autism share with all children. The free resources will be available on iTunes for the iPad (Sesame Street and Autism) and at www.sesamestreet.org/autism.