Max Barrows is a young man with Autism who believes in self-determination! Since 2007, Max Barrows has worked for Green Mountain Self-Advocates as the Outreach Coordinator. He provides training and technical assistance statewide, traveling to local self-advocacy groups around Vermont. He offers support to run their groups more effectively, and updates them on legislative issues that impact persons with disabilities. Max Barrows has talents as a public speaker that has been called upon often, to MC at conferences and delivers keynote speeches. Max is one of the founding members of his local self-advocacy group called Capitol Advocates Together (CAT). Max is currently on the board of Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE). Max loves meeting new people in all these roles and learning more about the world. In his spare time, Max has strong interests in extreme weather, traveling, and sports. Max excels at writing scripts for short videos about peer to peer connections. He is skilled at filming, editing, and posting videos on YouTube.