The Pathfinder Multicultural Outreach Project was launched in 2005 with a grant from the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The goal of the project was to provide statewide information and assistance to individuals with disabilities and their families in Spanishspeaking communities who were underserved or not being served. The strategy was to begin by focusing on services in Nashville/Davidson County.
The original project’s primary objectives were:
Multicultural Outreach Program outcomes to date include:
In addition, Pathfinder initiated a parent support group in October 2006 that has grown into a recognized resource of valuable information for Spanish-speaking families.
Cecilia Melo-Romie, (615) 479-9568