2012 R-Word Photos from Facebook & Twitter

Check out these highlights from events held around the country helping to Spread the Word to End the Word.

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An adaptive PE class at West Chester University takes the pledge to end the R-word.
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A young R-word advocate sports her Spread the Word t-shirt.
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Aaron’s Place in Seattle, WA spreads the word.
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Students at Caruso Middle School in Deerfield, IL find a creative way to display the pledges collected at their school.
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Students at Central Bucks High School East spread the word during lunch.
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Cub Scout Pack 803 in Eastvale, CA use their meeting time to talk about Spread the Word to End the Word and discuss people with intellectual disabilities.
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Evan from Northwest’s Child in Edmonds shares his message.
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This family is banning together to show their support.
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Hunter is a great advocate for the Spread the Word campaign!
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A High School in Milwaukee took the pledge – and covered both sides of their hallway.
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Members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at Binghamton University share the message with other students.
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Rachel collects pledges at Triopia Junior High School.
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Staff and coaches from Seattle University’s athletic department take a stand against the R-word.
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Teachers at Triopia High School in Concord, IL help collect pledges.
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Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad signs a bill eliminating the R-word from Iowa legislation.
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The US Embassy in Singapore celebrates Spread the Word to End the Word day.
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Spread the Word event at Wyoming Indian Middle School in Ethete, WY.
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors meets with Special Olympics athletes before a NBA basketball game on Spread the Word to End the Word day.
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The CEO of Chicago Public Schools visited Whitney Young High School and signed the pledge.
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Lots of signatures on a pledge banner from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
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Students spread the word to end the R-word.
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Special Olympics DC athletes attended a Washington Wizards game to collect pledges and share the important message with NBA fans.
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Spreading the word, even on vacation!
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Dixon Educational Learning Academy in Detroit hosts a Spread the Word to End the Word Youth Rally.