Share These Stories to End the ‘R’ Word


This Wednesday, March 4, is the annual Spread the Word to End the Word day. This is an awareness day about the hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed),” otherwise known as the “r-word.” This day also promotes inclusive people-first language.

Check out and share the following r-word stories to let your friends know why it’s important to end the r-word:

To view more podcasts and articles on the r-word campaign that have been featured on Special Chronicles, head here, and be sure to take the end the r-word pledge today.

You can also share this video from my friend Tim Shriver Jr., co-founder of Spread the Word to End the Word:

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