John C. McGinley is famous for playing the role of Dr. Cox on ABC’s hit show, Scrubs. But he’s quickly becoming almost as well known for his special needs advocacy efforts, including a key role in the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, and other efforts promoting the dignity of those with intellectual disabilities . McGinley’s son, Max, has Down syndrome.
Read McGinley’s take on the importance of the end-the-word campaign in the Huffington Post here. Sign the pledge to stop everyday use of the r-word here.