It is officially summer time! Here at PYD, it is one of our favorite times of the year. After being cooped up inside for so long, it feels wonderful to be able to spend time out of doors without freezing our tushies off! Accordingly, we have tried to include several outdoor activities in this month’s […]
Winter is finally over, and spring has arrived! Soon, summer will be here as well. In honor of the change of seasons, we have included the information for several outdoors activities as well as our regular resources. We hope that everyone enjoys spending the extra time outside.
April is Autism Awareness Month, and we focused the resources in our monthly newsletter to reflect the needs of this population. But we know that we also have many participants who do not fall on the Autism Spectrum. Because of this, we have made the resources in our monthly blog post more diverse in order […]
This month, we have focused on summer camp opportunities for younger youth, as well as scholarship possibilities for our older participants. Because we know that families often need information and support as much as their youth, we have also provided an opportunity for parents of adolescents with a disability. If you would like more resources, […]
Each month, the Mentor Match team sends out a list of resources in its newsletter, informing you about possible events coming up, opportunities for our youth, and general useful information. But we know that having only those three resources listed every month is not necessarily as much as you would like. So in this blog […]
PYD staff members Alex Freeman and Danya Holtzman recently had an article published in “Disability Issues”, a quarterly e-newsletter published by the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Their article was titled “Mentoring for LGBT Youth with Disabilities”, and it focused on how and why mentoring benefits LGBT youth with disabilities. You can find the original article on […]