The Strong-Willed Mom: A Tribute to Teachers

Many DIBS supporters might not know how much this program was originally inspired by teachers. Really just one teacher, actually. This post is a small tribute to that very teacher who retires later this month after a twenty-year career as a kindergarten teacher in one of Omaha’s highest-poverty schools. That teacher is probably best known... Continue Reading →


A Reflection of Me: El Día de los Niños

April 30th may seem an ordinary day, one that comes five days after what is described as “the perfect date” by contestant Cheryl Frasier in Miss Congeniality, but it’s the culmination of a promise that lasts all year. Commonly known as Día, El Día de los niños/el día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) is... Continue Reading →

A Reflection of Me: More Than A Disability

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month, which focuses on celebrating the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities as well as understanding their specific needs and the progress made toward improving quality of life for them. It is a reminder that a person with a disability is a person first, and like everyone else they are... Continue Reading →

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