Young campaigner

"I’ve learnt that I’m not alone, that a lot of people are going through the same as me, that there is support, help and hope if enough people stand up and speak about it”, Young Campaigner.

Would you like to be part of a group of ten young people with autism, aged 13-19 who come together to create campaigns to improve the lives of young autistic people?

NAS Scotland’s Young Campaigner Group is now into its second year of funding. We’d love you to apply to be part of it. You can share your experiences of growing up, your hopes for the future and meet people who are interested in the things you like.  You can help build a future where autism is better understood and people with autism can live the life they choose.

Our Young Campaigners Group will meet at least seven times over the 2015/16 school year. Meetings are on a Saturday afternoon. We’ll make them interesting and fun. We can tell other people about what we discuss, like politicians and the media. All your expenses will be covered by The National Autistic Society. We’ll provide lunch and refreshments, too.

We’re looking for applications from young people aged 13-19:

  • from across Scotland
  • from a whole range of backgrounds
  • from young people across the autism spectrum.

There are 10 places on the Young Campaigner Group and we are looking for applications during July and August 2015 to start in September. We can’t promise a place but we’ll look at every single application very carefully.

Where can I apply?

The application form is on Survey Monkey.

For further information

Contact us by email at scotland@nas.org.uk or call 0141 221 8090.

We acknowledge the support of the Scottish Government through the Third Sector Early Intervention Fund, managed on behalf of Scottish Government by the Big Lottery Fund in Scotland.

  The Scottish Government