PRIDE DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES, INC. was founded in January 2004, in Nashville Tennessee by founder, Lee Qualls, a long time advocate for individuals with disabilities. The purpose of PDS, Inc. is to provide meaningful and quality programs and services to all individuals with disabilities. PDS, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization receiving its primary funding through both federal and state sources. The agency is committed to meeting the employment and vocational needs of individuals with disabilities through building strong community partnerships with both employers and state agencies. PDS, Inc. tailors all programs and services provided to each individuals needs served by the agency.