Young Adults

Sexuality in young people with physical disabilities: theory and practice

Hardoff D.  Reuth-Open-Door of the Israel Planned Parenthood Association and Adolescent Medicine Services of the Clalit Health Services, Israel.  Georgian Med News. 2012 Sep;(210):23-6. Sexuality and sexual function are important to persons with disabilities just as they are to their able-bodied counterparts, but knowledge about sexual and reproductive health (SRH) among persons with disabilities is… Read More »»

Youth to Work Coalition (YWC)

PROJECT NAME: Youth to Work Coalition (YWC) CONTACT: Website FUNDING SOURCE: The Youth to Work Coalition (YWC) evolved from the 2003 Federal Agency/Foundation Initiative, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). SERVICES PROVIDED: YWC brings together foundation executives and… Read More »»

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Youth in Preparation for Independence (YIPI)

PROJECT NAME: Youth in Preparation for Independence (YIPI) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts and Buffalo, New York ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-toone and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act… Read More »»

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Young Entrepeneurs Project (YEP)

Lucy Bayard 617-727-7440, ext 27331 800-322-2020 (TTY) Website PROJECT NAME: Young Entrepeneurs Project (YEP) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-toone and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities… Read More »»

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Project Search’s High School Transition Program

PROJECT NAME: Project Search’s High School Transition Program PROJECT LOCATION: Cincinnati, Ohio ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center CONTACT: 513-612-3668 Website FUNDING SOURCE: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, grants and donations POPULATION SERVED: High School youth with disabilities SERVICE TYPE: The High School Transition Program is a one-year program for high school seniors with disabilities… Read More »»

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc: Peer Leadership Program (PL)

PROJECT NAME: Peer Leadership Program (PL) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-to-one and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act as positive role models and provide support,… Read More »»

Toronto Training Board: Partnership on Mentoring for Students with Learning Disabilities

PROJECT NAME: Partnership on Mentoring for Students with Learning Disabilities PROJECT LOCATION: Toronto, Canada ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Toronto Training Board CONTACT: Toronto Training Board 890 Yonge Street, Suite 604 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4W 3P4 Tel: 416-934-1653 Fax: 416-934-1654 TTY: 416-934-9286 Email Website FUNDING SOURCE: The Toronto Training Board receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education, Ministry… Read More »»

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Partners Online (POL)Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Partners Online (POL)

PROJECT NAME: Partners Online (POL) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts and Buffalo, New York ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. CONTACT: Andrea Koziol 617-556-4075, ext. 25 617-314-2989 (TTY) Website FUNDING SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy POPULATION SERVED: Youth with disabilities between the ages of 14-24 and adults with disabilities… Read More »»

American Association of People with Disabilities: National Disability Mentoring Day (NDMD)

PROJECT NAME: National Disability Mentoring Day (NDMD) PROJECT LOCATION: Worksites nationwide ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: American Association of People with Disabilities CONTACT: Ollie Cantos, General Counsel and Director of Programs American Association of People with Disabilities, 800-840-8844 Website FUNDING SOURCE: US Department of Labor POPULATION SERVED: Students and job seekers with disabilities SERVICE TYPE: A day for… Read More »»

The Millennium Volunteers Sports Network North West

Jill Mayers–Volunteer Development Officer Greater Manchester Sports Partnership Belle Vue Athletics Centre Pink Bank Lane, Gorton Manchester M12 5GL 0161 223 1002 Email Website   PROJECT NAME: The Millennium Volunteers Sports Network North West PROJECT LOCATION: Manchester, England CONTACT: Jill Mayers–Volunteer Development Officer Greater Manchester Sports Partnership Belle Vue Athletics Centre Pink Bank Lane, Gorton… Read More »»