To Be Like Me is a nonprofit disability awareness program geared towards school-aged kids, graduate students, and special groups. We provide in-person and online interactions led by people living with disabilities.
Through meaningful interactions with our Leaders, we create a learning opportunity that fosters empathy and compassion and equips our communities to be more inclusive.
Autism & Sensory Processing
Mental Health Challenges
Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Speech & Communication Challenges
Simply click on the online lessons button and register to access our interactive online lessons provided at no cost thanks to our generous donors. If you are a teacher, administrator, or group leader and wish to sign up for programming, see below for programming options.
1. Field Trip for Students
A two-hour interactive program covering at least 8 areas of disability, accommodating approximately 80 participants, held at the Tolleson Family Activity Center in Dallas. Students meet, connect with, and ask questions of our LEADers (people living with disabilities) in a safe environment.
2. Teacher Training
Teachers gain a better understanding and are equipped with ideas to accommodate and include students who have various differences. Coming soon!
3. Community Programs
Families/groups experience the program together, sparking meaningful connections and conversations. Our next Community Day is scheduled for Sunday, April 3rd at the Tolleson Family Activity Center in Dallas.
1. To Be Like Me Disability Awareness Certification: TBLM Staff-directed
Five 45-minute classes led by To Be Like Me staff. Participants learn about at least five different areas of disability and virtually interact with at least five of our LEADers. After five classes, students will receive a TBLM Certificate of Disability Awareness.