When was the last time you heard the R-Word?


Spread the word to end the wordSpread the Word to End the Word
is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics 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.

Take The Poll

Are people using the “R” word less?
When was the last time you heard someone use the word retard or retarded?
Take the poll and ask your friends and family to take the poll as well.



Written on 2011/12/07 by:


Tzvi Schectman is the Family Coordinator for the Friendship Circle of Michigan and the Editor of the the Friendship Circle Blog. You can connect with Tzvi on LinkedIn and Google+