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Missouri Father Calls Attention to the R-Word

It’s called “Spread the word to end the word,” an ongoing effort by the Special Olympics to raise the awareness about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retarded”.


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Iowa Law Officially Replaces “R” Word

Earlier this week, Iowa’s government voted to formally replace the word “retarded” with the term “intellectual disability.”


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