National Spread the Word to End the Word Day is coming up on March 7th. R-word.org leads the initiative ask people to pledge to no longer use the word ‘retarded’. Below is a short video I created to help spread the word to end the word.
It’s not surprising that the “R-word”, or the word “retarded”, is not acceptable in the Down syndrome community. There is a whole movement to erase the word from vocabulary. This movement is called “Spread the Word To End the Word”. Today is national spread the word to end the word day. A number of my friends have … More Our Children and the R-word