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Pledge your support to eliminate the demeaning use of the R-Word. Why Pledge?

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  • I have a brother who has Muscular Dystrophy and is continually fighting for his life. I hear the r word all the time with him. I can't stand it. I pledge to end the R word.

    Paul Davis, Edmond , Oklahoma
    2006 hours ago

  • As a father with a child on the Autism Spectrum I have come to know the broad reach of both the word itsrlf and the pain in which it inflicts. I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory us

    Aaron White, Shelbyville , Tennessee
    2023 hours ago

  • As an advocate for children and adults with special needs, I pledge to stand up and give voice, to make the R-word RESPECT. Spread the word to end the word!

    Salyssa, Tampa, Florida
    2029 hours ago

  • I help my best friends and I will promote to r-word in all front of the people. Best regards : Stephanie Handojo-IGM

    Stephanie Handojo, Jakarta Utara, Indonesia
    2056 hours ago

  • As an advocate for kids and adults with special needs, I pledge to always fight for the rights of my students and peers, and will promote "spread the word to end the word!"

    Willow Lessman, Lincoln, Nebraska
    2078 hours ago

  • As the mother of a son on the specrum, I pledge not to use the r-word have been against its use for many years. It's mean and shows a lack of intelligence, as well as being a hurtful word.

    Margie, Dubois, Nebraska
    2078 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.

    jaiden h, mt.dora, Florida
    2078 hours ago

  • A few years ago a beautiful friend, who also happens to be the mother of I believe, three autistic children, scolded me for using the r-word. Since that day I have made a concerted effort to eliminate

    Tucker Joseph, Frisco, Colorado
    2089 hours ago

  • I pledge never to use the hateful R-word and to help eliminate it from our vocabularies. We need to support inclusion for people of all abilities.

    Misbah, Karachi, Pakistan
    2090 hours ago

  • I pledge never in my life to use the "R-Word" its super hurtful to those with disabilities and those without. No matter who it is I will never use the "R-Word" in any situation, its not fair to be

    Marley Morse, Lindon, Utah
    2090 hours ago

  • I want my son to grow up already knowing what the R word can do to someone and their loved ones, and just how many other words there are that can be used.

    Jorja, Guelph , Canada
    2090 hours ago

  • The R-word is a hateful, ignorant word and I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intelle

    Jeremy, Chicago , Illinois
    2094 hours ago

  • I continue to pledge to eliminate the use of the r-word from my vocabulary. I will encourage others around me to do the same in order to ensure inclusion and treat others, whether they have an intelle

    Monica Bass, Brownsburg, Indiana
    2094 hours ago

  • I continue to pledge to eliminate the use of the r-word from my vocabulary. I will encourage others around me to do the same in order to ensure inclusion and treat others, whether they have an intelle

    Monica Bass, Brownsburg, Indiana
    2094 hours ago

  • I pledge because i have been fighting for awhile. Fighting to get people to understand how hurtful the word is, how amazing people with disabilities are. Some of the sweetest and smartest people i kno

    Brandi Tubbs, Pocatello, Idaho
    2099 hours ago

  • Myself and over 300 students and over 32 staff members from West Seattle High School PLEDGE to spread awareness surrounding the misuse of the R-word and how and why we can and NEED to promote words li

    Sam Brown, Seattle, Washington
    2099 hours ago

  • I pledge because my daughter had Down syndrome. The word is hurtful in any use.

    Amber Ownbey, Candler, North Carolina
    2100 hours ago

  • I am tired of hearing the r-word on a regular basis, i have been for three years and will always continue to do everything in my power to stop the use of the derogatory word, so it can stop hurting pe

    Chandler, Pleasant Grove, Utah
    2101 hours ago

  • I pledge because some of the smartest, sweetest, and most supportive people I've ever met have been individuals with intellectual disabilities.

    Heather Hairr, Greenville, North Carolina
    2102 hours ago

  • I pledge because I can't stand to hear the R word. Kidding or not. It cuts deep. Some of the people that i know that are born with disabilities are probably the strongest human beings I have ever know

    amanda knuth , blytheville , Arkansas
    2102 hours ago

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