11/09/2010 11:36 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sesame Street Helping Military Families

Sesame Lots of people are doing really good stuff to help vets, including a big program from the folks behind Sesame Street. The deal is that families of deployed troops go through a lot, and need a hand.

Talk, Listen, Connect (TLC) is a groundbreaking, bilingual (English/Spanish) multimedia outreach initiative designed to help military families with young children coping with challenging transitions in their lives. Through video, music, and print materials, beloved Sesame Street characters including Elmo and Rosita address issues such as deployment, a parent's return home changed due to combat related injury, and the death of a parent. TLC harnesses the power of the Sesame Street Muppets to aid the communication between adults and children through strategies and language that are child-appropriate and useful for the whole family.

Learn more and get the resources here