Retard angelica cora once again, i ask you to spread the word to end the word this is a campaign to end the use of the words retarded and retard as slang. Spread the word to end the word highlights the harmful effects the r-word has on the millions of people with intellectual and development disabilities (idd), their. The r-word spread the word to end the word is a pledge to stop using the r-word the r-word is the word 'retard(ed)' the spread the word to end the word campaign. Spread the word to end the word (stwtetw) is an annual campaign spearheaded by special olympics to recognize that our choice of language frames how we treat others. Language affects attitudes attitudes impact actions join our movement pledge to end the r-word | see more ideas about special olympics, the words and acceptance. Explore becky maldonado (wegmann)'s board spread the word to end the word on pinterest | see more ideas about disability awareness, special olympics and board ideas. Spread the word to end the word® fact sheet what spread the word to end the word is an ongoing effort by special olympics, best buddies and our.
People are stepping up to stop the use of the 'r' word that word is 'retard' and it's the tenth anniversary for the spread the word to end the word campaign the. (wivb) – erie county has launched a new initiative to stop the spread of the “r-word” the county is asking people to be more respective and use people-first. As many of you already know, i am not only an aspiring writer, but a college student studying to become an elementary school teacher with a double major in. Spread the word to end the word has marked march 6, 2013 as their annual day of awareness of the hurtful use of the r-word. Spread the word to end the word is an on-going effort to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed. Spread the word to end the word™ we challenge you to change the conversation in your local schools and communities by helping to eliminate the demeaning use of the.
Look, most of us have heard the phrase “spread the word to end the word” that is the organization r-word’s phrase about stopping use of the word r-word. Spread the word to end the word 255k likes language affects attitude attitudes impact actions make your pledge to use respectful people first.
Spread the word to end the word is a united states national campaign to encourage people to pledge to stop using the word retard. Spread the word to end the word® action kit event and activation ideas spread the word to end the word ® relies on grass-roots activities to garner the majority of the. In the last year or so i have become more and more aware of the use of a word that makes me shudder each time i hear it used in conversation amongst young people and. “spread the word to end the word” is the result of a group of college students from notre dame and stafford who in 2009 started a movement to end the hurt too.
Today is an important day for me, my students, my friends and approximately 200 million others today is the annual day of awareness to spread the word to end the word. Cranston west students allison bonniol and kylee harris join with bishop hendricken's matthew sweeney, daniel legare, and dave fraioli to eliminate the. Special olympics, best buddies international, and supporters from around the world will unite today on the ninth annual spread the word to end the word® day to.
Special olympics champions throughout the province and around the world support the spread the word to end the word® campaign to end the hurtful use of the r-word. The jefferson county board of developmental disabilities is honoring developmental disabilities awareness month by speaking with local students to encourage them to. Spread the word to end the word is a united states national campaign to encourage people to pledge to stop using the word retard end the r word advocates believe. This is our third year as a special olympics unified champion school and this year we hosted / will host our third spread the word to end special olympics. Join special olympics and youth leaders in eliminating use of the words “retard” or “retarded” and support our special olympics athletes.
Today is spread the word to end the word day i pledged as i do every year why do i pledge why do i ask others to pledge because the r-word is derogatory. Check out this short video on why you should spread the world to the end the word enter your email address, let's be friends down syndrome resources. Spread the word to end the word is this week this campaign is national, and everyone should take part join the international campaign on march 2, 2016. It had already been a long day as i sat there exhausted in my math class i felt as if the only way for me to stay alert was to.