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Sour Dough, Sweet Dreams . . . Independence and a Fair Wage for a Fulfilling Job

October 8, 2020 by limitlesslila

Even today, people with disabilities like Lila are twice as likely to be unemployed. And those who are lucky enough to find work are often underpaid. Despite the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, the Fair Labor Standards Act dating back to 1938 still allows employers to pay workers with disabilities less than the federal minimum wage of $7.25. In other words, under the law, individuals with disabilities may earn less than their colleagues who are not disabled Read more [...]



COVID-19 & Down Syndrome

April 1, 2020 by limitlesslila

I’ve seen many questions online about our children with Down‘s syndrome and whether they’re more susceptible to this virus. Who better to share Information than Dr. Brian Skotko, director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Thanks once again to Dr. Skotko for providing information that matter to our family and many others. Notes from Dr. Brian Skotko COVID-19 & Down Syndrome As many of your know, I am the director of the Down Syndrome Read more [...]



A Journey of Limitless Love

January 17, 2020 by limitlesslila

Nine years ago this week, we had a routine ultrasound scheduled to check on the health of our baby. But it was anything but routine. After five plus hours of tests, and our first visit to a pediatric cardiologist, our own hearts ached at the news: Our baby girl had an Atrioventricular (AV) canal defect or a large hole in the center of the heart. To survive, she would need open heart surgery, and she most likely also had Down syndrome. An additional test had been done for that Read more [...]



BE LIMITLESS with Matilda!

June 27, 2019 by limitlesslila

By Padgett Mozingo, APR If you love theatre or children, or both, Town Theatre has a real treat in store for you. Its summer musical Matilda runs July 12-28, with a Be Limitless special event and show preview on Sunday, July 7 for all ages. Town Theatre is partnering with Limitless Purpose ~ an organization that works to dispel the myths falsely associated with Down syndrome. Limitless Purpose was founded by Padgett Mozingo, whose 8-year-old daughter Lila was diagnosed with a heart defect Read more [...]



Our purpose now? ALL children are limitless.

March 14, 2019 by limitlesslila

The Mozingo Family Eight years ago, we had no idea that March 21 was World Down Syndrome Day. We had no idea what to expect while expecting a baby with Down syndrome. We had no idea what challenges she – and our whole family – would face. We did know she had a heart defect that would require open heart surgery. We were told she’d most likely have other challenges - medical and developmental. And we knew we’d face all of it as a family. Now, eight years later, we know much, much more. Read more [...]



Her Diagnosis Doesn’t Define Her

March 13, 2019 by limitlesslila

Becoming a parent is a sobering thing. You’re completely responsible for making sure a new little person has everything they need to thrive, grow and learn. Knowing that little person has something that will make her “different” makes you worry about her having friends, going to school, getting picked on or left out. Knowing that little one will have medical challenges — such as a heart defect — makes your own heart hurt in a way that only parents who’ve been there can truly Read more [...]



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