我们在全世界拥有超过 450 万各个年龄段的智力残疾运动员。
Eunice Kennedy Shriver 是为智障人士争取权利的先驱者。
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Amie Dugan, Shelby Howard
I began working with individuals with intellectual disabilities when I was 16. I honestly thought I made up the term "r-word"! Shortly after I took that job, I noticed how frequently the R-word was used in general conversations.
My oldest son is special. He does not have Down syndrome but he has trisomy 8. He is the most loving and sweet man I have ever known!
My name is Amanda I have 4 kids one is grown up but the other 3 are 16, 13, 11. My oldest daughter the 16 year old gets bullied at school really bad for having ADHD. She is soft hearted and words almost kill her.
I pledged because I realize the stereotype. People don't realize what they're saying. They are offending those around them.
I got involved with Special Olympics through Prairie Schools. I love it and it is a fun way to meet new people and a good way to also be able to enjoy what you like to do best.
I was hurt a lot when I was in school by teachers and students, some even called me the r word so it made me hide from people, and never do anything.
I was born with an intellectual and developmental disability. Because of this , I do everything at a somewhat slower pace than others. I have achieved a lot more than what I was expected to. I have a high school diploma, Hold 2 jobs through my facility, and also live an apartment with limited superv
I am taking the pledge for my daughter Annabelle she has ID and ASD. She is beautiful, smart, kind, loving, and such an amazing little girl. The r word is hateful, together we can end the R-Word!
I am taking the pledge for my daughter Annabelle she has ID and ASD. She is beautiful, smart, kind, loving, and such an amazing little girl. Throw word is hateful, together we can end the R-Word!
I went inside the house, upset. I asked my mom what it meant and I could tell it was a sensitive topic. I always knew my brother was different, but I didn't realize how others saw him until that day.
Every time I hear the r-word around school it hurts because if Joe would have lived he would have been called that. I have ADHD and sometimes I get called the r-word and I can't even accurately put into words how much it hurts.
I wrote to Dr Phil about the r-word. It was a letter. One day I decided to write a letter about the r-word on my computer. I copied from the book my mom helped me with. It makes me mad when other people use that word on TV.
My little sister has feelings just like everyone else and I just don't understand why anyone would ever want to take away her beautiful smile. That's what people do when they the 'R' word.
I've worked in the human services field, for residential service providers for about 23 years now. The first thing I remember that deals with the "R" word.
Living in this time is hard when you're a 13 year old who doesn't agree with most of the things kids my age say. Lots of kids are arrogant with the use of their vocabulary.
my cousin cameron has autism and people pick on him a lot. i dont want him growing up to think he isnt a normal kid. he loves to play and he is my favorite. please spread the word to end the word. it will make a difference in everyones life.
The Coon Rapids-Bayard (CR-B) Student Council organized a K-12 “wear blue day”, in an attempt to spread the word to end the word.