iPad Program

Welcome to The Kennedy Ladd Foundation's iPad Program

Providing iPads to MPSI Champions

At The Kennedy Ladd Foundation, we understand the challenges faced by MPSI champions (patients) and their families. Our iPad Program aims to provide these courageous individuals with access to technology that serves as a lifeline during difficult times, just as it did for our own family.

Our Story:

After spending 111 days in the hospital with our beloved Kennedy, the iPad became our lifeline. Entertaining a 1-year-old within four walls for such an extended period was challenging, but the iPad transformed into a multifunctional tool. It served as a sound machine, a means for FaceTime with loved ones, a source of entertainment, education, and much more. Witnessing its impact firsthand, we knew that providing iPads to MPSI heroes would be our first mission as a foundation.


About MPSI Champions:

MPSI (Mucopolysaccharide Immunodeficiency Syndromes) is rare genetic disorder that requires immense strength and resilience to navigate. MPSI champions demonstrate remarkable courage and perseverance in the face of adversity.


Our iPad Program:

Our mission is to provide MPSI champions with iPads, transforming these devices into lifelines that offer a multitude of benefits:

  • Communication: Facilitating connections with loved ones through FaceTime and other communication apps.
  • Entertainment: Providing endless entertainment options to alleviate the challenges of confinement, from education, games, to videos.
  • Education: Offering access to educational resources that support continuous learning and development.
  • Comfort and Distraction: Serving as a calming mechanism and distraction during medical procedures and hospital stays, helping to reduce anxiety and stress.
  • Sound Machine: iPads can also function as sound machines, playing soothing sounds or music to create a peaceful environment conducive to rest and relaxation, especially during hospital stays where sleep may be disrupted.


How You Can Contribute:

  • Donate: Your generous donations enable us to provide iPads to MPSI champions, brightening their days and enhancing their quality of life.
  • Spread Awareness: Help us spread the word about our iPad Program and the impact it has on MPSI champions and their families.
  • Get Involved: Volunteer your time or organize fundraising events to support our cause and make a difference in the lives of MPSI families.


Apply for an iPad:

Do you have an MPSI champion in need of an iPad? Apply for our program by filling out our online application form. We review applications on a rolling basis and strive to fulfill requests to the best of our ability.


Join Us in Empowering MPSI Champions:

Together, we can make a profound difference in the lives of MPSI families. Join us in our mission to provide them with the tools and support they need to thrive.