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The “R” Word: A Mom’s Perspective

By Carin Griffith
Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics and other supporters to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed)” and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word. (Every year in March, a day is devoted to this [...]

"My son has gained self-control and self-esteem. I feel he is better for the rest of his life for being at Children's Care."
– Julie M., Parent