Melissa Bottiger

Mar 9, 1978 - Mar 3, 2017

We have lost our dear friend Melissa. She put up a strong fight but finally went home to see her Daddy on Mar 3, 2017.

Mel was one of the first clients who attended our program.

Her sly smile, which was infectious, let us know that she was aware of all the joking going on between the staff and all the fun we have on a daily basis. Mel had a knack for eavesdropping from across the room, chuckling at an inside joke - just to remind us that she was always listening.

We will miss her soft hands, big beautiful black eyes, and her thick luxurious hair.

We knew she was happy and content when she was blowing bubbles.

She loved tricking us into thinking that she didn’t like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, just so we’d give her pizza or French fries!

Jayne and Melissa will always be the “Gossip Girls.”

She got a kick out of dressing up with Z and being a belly dancer if only for one day a week.

Our “Arabian Princess”, as Zaina Ali calls her, will be missed every day. She was the focus of love and affection, which radiated out and touched those of us who were privileged to know her.

Click here to see Mel's movie.


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Our Goals

Creating Opportunities for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities And Significant Physical Challenges.

Our Purpose

Improving the quality of life for adults with special needs, assisting caregivers with the challenges of providing care and hope for adults with disabilities.

Our Staff

Dreams Work has an amazingly caring and nurturing staff who strives to provide a loving and stimulating climate for all participants.

We are fortunate to have minimal turnover so as to provide consistent care, maintaining the spirit of our program in creating opportunities in the community as well as wiithin our building.

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