Massachusetts Advocates for Children invites young adults 18-26 with intellectual disabilities or autism 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 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 application to other individuals, families, and organizations. If you have questions please feel free to contact Leslie Hughes at 1-617-357-8431 x 3233 or

The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

Click here to download the Fellowship application.

For more information, click here.