The National Neurodiversity Youth Council is a visionary project lead by young people to ensure their voice is included in neurodiversity advocacy. This national project that has created a forum of 20 passionate young people, aged 16-24, to represent each charity in the coalition.
The Council will work collaboratively to bring youth voices into the national conversation around neurodiversity. These young people aim support others overcome health challenges, educational underachievement and barriers to employment by advocating for change in education, health and employment policies and services.
“Right now, we’re having important conversations about neurodiversity as a society, and we think it’s important that young people participate. The National Neurodiversity Youth Council is for young people and by young people..”
Sarah Miller, youth ambassador for Autistica and member of the National Neurodiversity Youth Council
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