Upcoming programming and events

Man in wheel chair is holding up an orange and red ball. Another youth is standing next to them and looking at them.

Due to the current public health crisis, PYD has moved all of our youth programming online for the foreseeable future. We will be providing updates on our plans and events on this page, so check back here monthly for the latest news.

Below you’ll find our youth program events for the upcoming month. If you would like to sign up for any of our programs, follow the sign-up information provided or fill out our youth intake form.

Career Readiness programming

Post Secondary Education Counseling with Brandeis University

When: July 20th, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Interested in learning more about college? Join us for a presentation from Brandeis University. If you would like to sign up, please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org.

Work Based Learning Experience with Code 4 Community

When: July 23rd, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Join us for a guest presentation with Sadaf from Code 4 Community! If you would like to sign up, please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org.  

Counseling on post-secondary education with UMASS Lowell

When: August 4th, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join us for a presentation from UMass Lowell, where we will learn about college life and the application process. If you would like to sign up, please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org.  

Career Exploration Workshop

When: August 6th, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Not sure what you want to do for a job or career? Join us for a career exploration workshop where we will explore your interests and learning styles to determine what kind of job might be a good fit for you. For more information and to sign up,  please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org.  

Cover Letter Workshop

When: August 11th, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Do you have a resume and  you’re ready to apply for jobs? Join us for a cover letter workshop where we will walk you through the process of writing a cover letter. If you would like to sign up, please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org or for more information.

Self Advocacy Workshop Session one

When: August 12th, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Join us for session one of self advocacy where we will discuss advocacy, disability disclosure, and reasonable accommodations! If you would like to sign up or have any questions please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org

Self Advocacy Session two

When: August 19th, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

We will discuss advocacy, disability disclosure, and reasonable accommodations in session two of our self advocacy sessions! If you would like to sign up, please contact Becca Cronin at rcronin@pyd.org

Access to Theatre programming

Access to Theatre Summer Institute Sessions

When: Every Monday and Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Deep, Moe, and Tammy are facilitating weekly ATT workshops where students will continue to learn theatre skills as a group. For more information, please contact Deep Chinappa at dchinappa@pyd.org.

Mentoring programming

More information on mentoring programming coming soon.