Programs

PYD programs all provide youth and young adults with disabilities with three key things: self-confidence, community, and purpose. We build disability pride, leadership skills, healthy relationship skills, community involvement, and ensure that youth are successful in school and in seeking employment.

We currently run programs focusing on one-to-one mentoring, career readiness, online mentoring, and theater arts. These programs largely serve youth in the Greater Boston area, but our online mentoring program is open to youth from across the United States.

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One-to-One Mentoring

Community-based mentoring program for youth and young adults with disabilities in the Greater Boston area.

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Career Readiness

School-based and after-school career-readiness workshops for teens and young adults with disabilities in the Greater Boston area.

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Online Mentoring

Online, career-focused mentoring for young adults with disabilities across the U.S.

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Theater Arts

Weekend and summer theater arts programming for teens and young adults with disabilities in the Greater Boston area.

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Youth Leadership Forum

Annual leadership development conference for young adults with disabilities in Massachusetts.

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