Carl Sidney is a change agent. When he joined PYD as the Youth Leadership Program Manager in May, Carl knew it would be a challenge to debut the new program […]
Thirty mentoring programs have successfully completed a four-month-long inclusive mentoring certification program with PYD.
PYD has been offering mentoring programs to young people with disabilities for over 35 years; mentoring is the core of what we do. Over the years, additional programs have been […]
People with disabilities remain more than three times more likely to be unemployed than peers without a disability. In 2020, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 17.9 percent […]
On October 4th, PYD will hold its Second Annual Golf Classic at the beautiful Tedesco Country Club in Marblehead, MA.
PYD is deeply saddened by the loss of two shining stars – our strong and vibrant Board of Directors member of many years, Neil Leonard (December 16, 1960 – June […]
Mentoring has positive effects on young people with disabilities. Mentors are leaders and role models who increase mentees confidence, connection to community, and sense of purpose. Yet, the relationship is […]
We continue to celebrate Disability Pride month at PYD with articles that showcase individuals who embrace their disability and empower others to do the same. Mentors have been proven to […]
We are excited to partner with Denny’s Hungry For Education scholarship program for the second year in a row!
July is Disability Pride Month. We are celebrating the disability community, made up of millions of diverse and talented individuals who have and continue to contribute so much. Despite progress […]