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Otro Puente was a demonstration project conducted as part of the Massachusetts C-PASS grant. The purpose was to prepare, support and empower individuals with developmental disabilities to increase access to and control of Personal Assistance Services and Supports (PASS), and to identify barriers to consumer self-direction. Otro Puente examined the successes and challenges of participants from Latino cultural backgrounds, most were persons with cognitive challenges.
Latinos; Leadership Work Group; Self-Direction; flexible support; Medicaid-funded PCA;
Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51339