National Center Trainings and Conferences: Archive

The National Center for Mentoring Youth with Disabilities was formed in 2005 in response to requests from organizations interested in learning from PYD’s inclusion experience and program design. Since that time, it has provided trainings to organizations throughout New England and presented at conferences across the nation.

You can find the full list of the National Center’s trainings and presentations below.

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PYD: A History of Aspiring, Achieving, and Empowering

In 1985, Regina Snowden founded Partners for Youth with Disabilities in order to address the need for youth programs to better serve and accommodate individuals with disabilities. By matching eight youth with adult mentors who had similar disabilities, PYD and the Mentor Match program began.

The awards and accomplishments that PYD has received in the last five years are listed on our Recognition page, but below you’ll find the PYD Timeline of Recognition, with other awards and accomplishments dating back further into PYD’s past.
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