Since the pandemic began, PYD continues our mission to build the skills of youth with disabilities. The venue has changed, with all programming happening online, yet participants have access to […]
For young people with disabilities, having a mentor can be incredibly beneficial in building self-confidence, communication and relationship skills, community, and a sense of purpose. Zach and Lynn, one of […]
Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) partnered with Denny’s Hungry for Education program to grant six scholarships totaling $9,000 to young people with disabilities. Scholarship winners included members of the […]
Join us on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 from 6-8pm for our biggest event of the year! Party for PYD is dedicated to raising program funds and awareness of mentoring, and celebrating our successes and partnerships with you. Tickets on sale now!
Career Readiness is an inclusive job-readiness program that addresses barriers to employment for youth and young adults with disabilities via a three-tiered curriculum involving academic learning, real-world experiences, and mentoring. […]
It was another inspirational Mentor Appreciation Night as PYD celebrated the success of participants and mentors on November 12. Lisa Matrundola was named Mentor of the year. PYD Mentoring Specialist […]
PYD’s Career Readiness program continues to expand locally and nationally while offering creative virtual programming to young people with disabilities. The in-school program is teaching classes at Charlestown High School, […]
This year’s free conference ran for 11 days from June 15 through June 29, hosted virtually.
During the month of July, our Career Readiness Team launched their first ever Work Readiness Training intensive series!
Read about our recent webinar hosted by Manu Thakral, PhD, RN from the University of Massachusetts Boston.