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.


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Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame Class of 2020

By     |    April 5, 2021
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By     |    January 1, 2021
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