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World Autism Awareness Day


autism dayThe ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. The theme this year is “Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination.” Follow people’s experiences with Autism Awareness on social media with the hashtag #LIUB.

In recognition of this year’s observance, we’re happy to make the following scholarly journal articles free to access online until April 12.


Access these articles for free until April 12, 2017:


The ABCs of Autism: Aspects of Maternal Pedagogy in Australia
Rozanna Lilley

Social Analysis


Vying for credibility in the US Congress: legitimating symbols in the debate over immunization and autism
Maya Ponte

Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology


Doing, Being and Becoming: The Sociality of Children with Autism in Activities with Therapy Dogs and Other People
Olga Solomon

The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology


Managing an Autistic Heart
Ben Belek

Anthropology in Action: Journal for Applied Anthropology in Policy and Practice