For parents of kids with disabilities, it can sometimes be difficult to know if their child even has a disability and then to know where to go for help. Pancho Timmons founded Pennsylvania Youth Initiative after his own dyslexia was not diagnosed until college. He wants to help all kids with disabilities, and he has a "Disability and Mental Health Summit" coming up March 3 for high school-aged kids. Here's his conversation with KDKA's Kristine Sorensen.
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Kidsburgh Kidcast: Disability and Mental Health SummitFor parents of kids with disabilities, it can sometimes be difficult to know if their child even has a disability and then to know where to go for help. Pancho Timmons founded Pennsylvania Youth Initiative after his own dyslexia was not diagnosed until college. He wants to help all kids with disabilities, and he has a "Disability and Mental Health Summit" coming up March 3 for high school-aged kids. Here's his conversation with KDKA's Kristine Sorensen.
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