Massachusetts Advocates for Children invites young adults 18-26 on the Autism Spectrum and/or with Intellectual Disabilities to apply for an innovative Young Adult Leaders Fellowship which provides opportunities to learn the professional skills needed to advocate on behalf of other youth with disabilities. The Fellowship is a partnership between Massachusetts Advocates for Children and the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. The Young Adult Leaders Fellowship consists of one year part-time advocacy training under the supervision of the Autism Project Advocate and senior attorney. A small stipend is provided.

Please help us get the word out to young adults who might be interested in this Fellowship. We would appreciate it if you would forward the attached information to inform other individuals, families, and organizations. If you have questions please feel free to contact me at (617) 357-8431 x 241 or

The deadline for return of application materials is April 24, 2015.

2015 Young Adult Leaders Fellowship Application