Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Disabilities Advocates Aim to Banish 'R-Word'

The campaign to eliminate the use of the 'r' word is definitely gaining steam and rightfully so. Since the Special Olympics launched its campaign in March, the organization has gathered more than 40,000 online pledges through from people vowing to stop using the word in everyday speech. The Austin American-Statesman's article is quite good, however, there are some disturbing comments from readers. We, as a field, clearly have a long way to go.

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