Today is
‘Spread-the-Word-to-End-the-Word Day,’ part of the international campaign spearheaded by Special Olympics to end the casual and demeaning use of the R-word.

I’ve posted my support of this on-going effort in the past. My take hasn’t changed. You can read that previous post here.

You can find out more about why today’s effort is important and add your pledge of support here.

You can read another good post from a parent/blogger who used Twitter to check out the public’s response to ending use of the r-word. Check out Love That Max here.