Here is another great piece on the Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign by Lawrence Downes in The New York Times, March 2, 2013. Just think of how many people have heard our message since this movement began 5 years ago!
(excerpt) …people can be thoughtless and cruel, or well-meaning, and never know the damage their words can do. The campaign is about inclusion. History is full of stories of people from outside who fought their way in. To those with intellectual disabilities, it sometimes seems the battle is just at the beginning, when little victories — like an end to insults — are hugely important.
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