R Word

(Credit: Special Olympics Illinois)

Special Olympics Focuses On Respect In Bid To End “The R-Word”

Special Olympics, which hosts competitive games for disabled Americans, says the R-word stands for “retard” or “retarded.” Spokeswoman Michele Evans said, even if it’s not intended to, it causes pain to those with intellectual and development disabilities.

03/04/2015

(Credit: R-Word.org)

North Suburban Students To Rally Against Use Of The ‘R-Word’

Students from a north suburban high school are taking part in a march and rally Friday afternoon against the use of the “r-word.”

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012