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Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people.   The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA and beyond, to end the use of the word retard(ed) because it is disrespectful to people with intellectual disabilities.

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people.   The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA and beyond, to end the use of the word retard(ed) because it is disrespectful to people with intellectual disabilities.

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people.   The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA and beyond, to end the use of the word retard(ed) because it is disrespectful to people with intellectual disabilities.

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people.   The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA and beyond, to end the use of the word retard(ed) because it is disrespectful to people with intellectual disabilities.

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people.   The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA and beyond, to end the use of the word retard(ed) because it is disrespectful to people with intellectual disabilities.

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

Using the word 'retarded' as a descriptor of something dumb...hurts so many.  Please help change our habits.  Spread the word to end the word.

This is not about limiting language or pretending differences don't exist. It's about not associating differences with negatives and marginalizing people from society. To say mentally retarded is one thing, to use "retard" as an insult is another.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word to End the Word campaign at UCLA encourages people, at UCLA a

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