Glo, a start-up company based in Starkville, MI., recently signed a licensing agreement with Sesame Workshop for Glo Pals, an imaginative toy that brightens play and bath time for children, particularly those with autism, featuring characters from “Sesame Street.”
This April, in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month, Glo Pals is introducing two new characters to its assortment – Julia, a “Sesame Street” Muppet with autism, and Elmo. Sesame Workshop’s “See Amazing in All Children” autism initiative offers families free tools and tips to manage common challenges, simplify activities and build a community of support. Click here to learn more.
“The idea that we could base our business on helping brighten the lives of young families, including those affected by autism, is inspirational to us,” says Anna Barker, vice president, business development Glo. “We want to do more than just build a successful company – we want to help make our community and our world a better place.”
“Sesame Workshop is committed to supporting autistic children and their families,” says
Gabriela Arenas, vice president, licensing, North America, Sesame Workshop. “Each year, we add more research-based content and resources to the See Amazing initiative. This year, we’re proud to work with Glo, an inspiring young company whose mission to make a difference aligns with our long history of helping kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder through engaging activities and so much more.”
Learn more about Glo Pals here.