Their new business venture is going "beyond all expectations."
When when Joel Wegener realized how hard the world out there was for his two children with Down syndrome, the father of 10 made a decision. In his hometown of Cincinnati, with his children, he opened an ice cream truck. From April to July of this year they had sold 5,000 ice cream treats and desserts, going “beyond all expectations,” Wegener tells WLWT.
“It’s about an experience for everybody, but to give my kids something to do and show other parents maybe there is something creative, out of the box, that we can come up for our family and for our kids to do.”
Being special shouldn’t limit your dreams
It’s difficult for kids like Mary Kate, 21, and Josh, 18, not only to have their dream job, but to even have a job at all. But despite the fact that many countries and states have legislation to prohibit discrimination, legal measures are not enough to make it a reality.
This is a hard reality to digest in a culture that talks a lot about dreams and inclusion. Unfortunately, society is often not willing to put inclusion into practice in real life.