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

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  • 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. As a proud sister of a

    Chantelle, Prieska, South Africa
    5494 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. As a school teacher, I

    Nathan Boyd, Aurora, Colorado
    6359 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. I pledge to encourage e

    Kylea Tinnes, Ottumwa, Iowa
    6508 hours ago

  • I have had the blessing to be involved with Special Olympics and Champions Together and live life along side many peers with Intellectual Disabilities. If I have learned anything in high school, it is

    Darby Roberts, Carmel, Indiana
    6556 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. My youngest brother has

    Shea, Woodstock, Illinois
    6892 hours ago

  • I support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. I am a 22 yr old female with Down Syndrome. The "r w

    Frances Collison, Creston, Canada
    6929 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. I do this for all peop

    Daryl Collison, Creston, Canada
    6929 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, for My Angel in Heaven

    Beth Klatt-Gill, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    6996 hours ago

  • I have a brother with a disability I hate it when people use the r-word. It offends my brother and I.

    Kynzie Renfrow , Lawrence, Kansas
    7104 hours ago

  • I do this for my son on the Autism spectrum and for all of the amazing students and families I have worked with in education who deserve to be treated as people, not as a disability.

    Ryan Chase, Sarasota, Florida
    7110 hours ago

  • I teach high school math and science at a small school for children with learning differences and intellectual disabilities. A positive belief of self-worth is powerful. When ALL children are allowed

    Spencer Braley, Macon, Georgia
    7242 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. My older brother Kyle h

    Lauren Phillips, Syracuse , New York
    7246 hours ago

  • I pledge to continue educating people on why the use of that word hurts. My Aunt had the best extra chromosome and I was blessed enough to take care of her in her final year on earth. My heart still a

    Diedree, Gladstone, Oregon
    7276 hours ago

  • I’ve been bullied and been called it a few times as I have a disability! We need to end this!

    Michelle Martin, Simcoe, Canada
    7294 hours ago

  • I pledge to support getting rid of the r-word, and hope that many others join me because of the hurt it brings to people with disabilities and their family when they hear the word.

    Danielle, Geraldton, Australia
    7316 hours ago

  • I am apart of a group called All Abilities Athletic and my little sister has autism and with all the challenges we faced with her. I would not change anything because she is the best sister.

    Taylor , Marthasville , Missouri
    7324 hours ago

  • I have a cousin his name is Kale. He has down syndrome and I would be very upset if I ever heard someone call him the r-word.

    Nathan Usry, Marthasville, Missouri
    7324 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word because it insinuates that my friends with disabilities are to be used as an insult. They are all talented, kind, and ambitious

    Maddie Gregurek, Johnston, Iowa
    7339 hours ago

  • I was a professional in the field back in the 70's & 80's when we began to drop the "MR" from our language. At the time I thought it was kind of silly to be hung up on just words. Fast forward to 19

    Pat Thomas, Lawrence, Kansas
    7343 hours ago

  • I have a neurological disability and it is so harmful to my mental health whenever I hear this word. It makes me feel ashamed of my disability

    Riley, Rocklin, California
    7346 hours ago

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