News in the R Word Campaign category

End the Word 2016
March 2, 2016

WHAT Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies and our supporters to inspire respect and acceptance through raising the consciousness of society about the R-word and how hurtful words and disrespect can be toward people with intellectual disabilities. The campaign, created by youth, is intended to […]

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Spread the Word to End the Word!
March 2, 2015

Wednesday, March 4 is the Annual Day to Spread the Word to End the Word! Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies and our supporters to inspire respect and acceptance through raising the consciousness of society about the R-word – ‘retard(ed)’ – and how hurtful words and disrespect […]

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