Accessibility & Accommodations

At PYD, we welcome and include people of all abilities, identities, and backgrounds. We believe that diverse and fully inclusive organizations empower individuals, heal communities, and create a better world for us all.

Our goal is to make sure everyone can meaningfully participate in all of our programs and events to the degree they desire. We provide many standard accommodations at our programs and events, as detailed below, and additional accommodations are available upon request. If you need any additional accommodations for a program or have any questions, please contact a relevant staff member.

Mobility AccessMobility AccessAll PYD programs and events are held in fully accessible locations, and the PYD office is located on the first floor of an accessible building. If you have any difficulty with the accessibility of one of the locations selected for a PYD program or event, please bring your concerns to a staff member. (Accessible icon courtesy of Triangle Inc.)
Sign Language InterpretationSign Language InterpretationSign language interpreters are provided for all Access to Theatre performances, and they can be provided for additional programs and/or events by request. If you will need an interpreter for a particular program or event, please let our staff know at least three weeks in advance.
Personal Care AssistantsPersonal Care AssistantsPersonal Care Assistants are provided at every Making Healthy Connections meeting, and at all Access to Theatre rehearsals and performances. They can also be provided for Mentor Match program events and for fundraising/development events by request. If you will need a PCA for an event, please let our staff know at least three weeks in advance.
Live Audio DescriptionLive Audio DescriptionAccess to Theatre performances are audio described.
Accessible PrintAccessible PrintAll PYD print materials can be provided in large print font or via email by request. If you would like particular materials to be provided in large print font or via email, please let a program staff know.
Level Double-A conformance, W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0Web AccessibilityWhen designing our web properties, we have made web accessibility our foremost consideration. We have had our sites tested for their accessibility and built in many accessible features. As such, we believe this site ( meets the Double-A conformance level set by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.