4th annual American Indian Youth Disability Summit honors ASU student with Youth Tribal Leadership Award

PHOENIX—The fourth annual American Indian Youth Disability Summit, held on April 13, awarded a Youth Tribal Leadership Award to a college student whose interest in learning disabilities and her own speech disorder led her to study speech and hearing sciences at Arizona State University.

The youth summit explored topics ranging from mental health problems like post-traumatic stress disorder to voting accommodations made for those with disabilities in Arizona.

The youth summit was for American Indians up to age 26 with disabilities such as traumatic brain injuries, speech disabilities and mental...

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