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Developing Leadership Skills with your Mentee
In this recording, there is a comprehensive discussion about leadership including a review of different leadership styles. It includes quizzes that can be used with mentees to learn their style such as the compass styles and the animal quadrant leadership tests.
Independent Living Skills
In this recording, PYD staff address how to support self advocacy and independent living when working with youth with disabilities. The session discusses different areas of independent living that many people with disabilities structure their goals around.
Induction for the Class of 2019 of the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame
The Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established to honor those who are making a significant difference in the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through mentoring. Watch the induction of the Class of 2019 members here.
Intersection of Trauma & Disability
In this recording, PYD staff define the concepts of both disability and trauma, and spend time reflecting as a group about how these two concepts interrelate and intersect.
In this recording, PYD staff break down different types of self care and methods for grounding, and various methods for maintaining self care which is helpful for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds.
Supporting Education Goals
In this recording, PYD staff break down the different educational goals by grades, and go into detail about why these goals are important, especially to students with disabilities. The session also discusses how mentors can support their mentees with these goals depending on grade level.
Supporting your Mentee’s Career Path
In this recording, PYD staff review strategies to support mentees in their career path. It includes background on disability employment statistics and why this topic is important for mentoring.
Understanding and Overcoming Ageism
In this recording, PYD staff define ageism and reflect upon the various ways it can be relevant or appear in mentoring programs – in reference to mentees, mentors, or staff.
Working with your Mentee’s Parents/Guardians
In this recording, PYD staff break down the roles of a mentor, best practices for working with parents, communication tips, and setting boundaries/expectations with parents.
Youth Self-Advocacy, Self-Determination and Disclosure
In this recording, PYD staff explain what self-advocacy and disclosure are and how they are important skills for young people with disabilities to learn. The session also goes into detail about how mentors can help their mentees develop these skills.