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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My dad's cousin has autism. I met him recently and he inspired me to do this pledge because he has told me stories and stories of people calling him the r-word at school and him getting bullied at school.
I was at school two days ago and I heard my peers call each other this terrible and I had to stop them so I said to stop and did but you want to SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD!
My oldest child was profoundly intellectually disabled, and he died at 10 years old. My oldest daughter was 6 at the time. When she was 10 years old, she came home crying because the meanest girl in the neighborhood had called her brother a "retard".
When I was 20-ish I worked with a lovely older lady. One day, she spoke lovingly of the recent death of her younger "imbecile brother." I was shocked, then realized I was merely experiencing a generation gap.
I took the pledge for Kenny- an amazing man who can overcome anything. He played basketball in Special Olympics and has been one of my family's best friends.
I think that this word is very offensive to people who have intellectual disabilities. I think it is very wrong to use this word ever.
Jennifer M. Lisee
When I was a little girl it wasn't very pretty because I have been called the R word. People would call me names and tease me just because I am different.
I have no disability but was treated as such, so I know of the scars people feel.