R-Word Resource Archive

Making your own pledge is a terrific first step, but at some point we will all hear someone else use the R-word and think to ourselves – What do I do now?
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Special Olympics athletes advocate for all people with intellectual disabilities on a local and national level.
To create communities of respect where all people are valued, it is important to change the language of our laws at the state and Federal levels.
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Sometimes it simply may be best to walk away from a situation, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still do good after walking away. Learn how.
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Learn more about our campaign and the power of inclusive language.
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We want to hear stories of how you are creating a more inclusive world to inspire and teach others how to change their communities.
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Use this dialogue guide and tips to help you successfully articulate why the R-word is hurtful and harmful in everyday speech.
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Having a conversation with friends and family about the R-word can be uncomfortable. Use this dialogue to help you spread the word.
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Advocates explain why the R-word is so hurtful when used in jokes or as part of everyday speech.
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