Fight ableism. Include & empower all.
PYD's goal is to create a world where young people with disabilities will be able to live with dignity and pride in who they are, and to lead self-determined lives filled with purpose. To make this happen, we build the skills and abilities of young people with disabilities, and increase the inclusivity of workplaces, organizations, and communities.
When it comes to discussing and communicating with people with disabilities, some may not be aware of the ableism embedded in their language, tone, and etiquette, but we’re here to help you change that. To begin, it is crucial to understand the difference between person-first and identity-first language. Person-first refers to placing the person before […]