The R-word is the word 'retard(ed)'. Why does it hurt? The R-word hurts because it is exclusive. It's offensive. It's derogatory. Our campaign asks people to pledge to stop saying the R-word as a starting point toward creating more accepting attitudes and communities for all people. Language affects attitudes and attitudes affect actions. Pledge today to use respectful, people-first language. …
Mother trying to raise awareness, advocacy and acceptance for people with down syndrome …Read More
Because my daughter is the sunshine or our world and We wouldn't change anything about her! She deserves respect just like everybody else!
My son who also has down syndrome has been called this word.